Radnor Historical Society | Archive

RHS Photographic Collection

The Radnor Historical Society's collection of historic images and documents relating to Radnor Township is unmatched. This online archive represents our multi-year project to digitize the Society's physical archive, and to make it available to the public via the internet. You may browse the collection by the categories listed at the bottom of this page, or by searching the archive through the search box below. Please note that some of the listings do not contain images yet; we are working on scanning our entire archive, and missing images will be added as they are scanned.

The photographs displayed on this website are available as high resolution digital files. For more information visit this page.

Featured Photo: Ashwood Gatehouse

This image shows the entrance gate of a Villanova estate called "Ashwood," as it appeared around 1900. The building visible behind the stone wall at extreme right is Ashwood's gatehouse, which still stands at the intersection of Lancaster Avenue and Spring Mill Road. The gatehouse, which outlived the main mansion of Ashwood, has been used for various purposes over the years, most recently as a bank.


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