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Somerville Manning forced to move anniversary show because of flooding

Betsy Price Business, Headlines

Somerville Manning Gallery’s owner and director rushed to ready its temporary location on Kennett Pike for the 40th anniversary show.   When Somerville Manning Gallery sent out invitations to a “surprise exhibition” for its 4oth anniversary show, owner Vickie Manning was hoping to create a little drama to stir patron interest. “Be careful what you ask for, right,” said Rebecca …

Hagley damage may hit $2 million, and it has no flood insurance

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

These two photos from Hagley show water halfway up the back door of the visitors center.     Damage to the lower property at Hagley Museum and Library  — a seminal piece of Delaware industrial history where DuPont manufactured gunpowder — may hit $2 million, according to CEO Jill MacKenzie. Water overflowing the Brandywine River Sept. 2 after the remnants …