The Millbrook Society

The Millbrook Society The Millbrook Society operates the Amy B. Yerkes Museum in the Hatboro Baptist Church on York Road. Weekly meetings are Weds 7:30-9:30 pm. All are welcome!
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At long last we have a photo of Walts Rest. Look past the truck in picture. Photo given to museum collection by Frank Ja...
11/21/2019

At long last we have a photo of Walts Rest. Look past the truck in picture. Photo given to museum collection by Frank Jarrett one of Millbrooks original members. He will be shareing more as he finds them.

Hatboro loves parades. Here is a photo of a baby parade from 1940. It was taken at York and Williams looking North East.
11/20/2019

Hatboro loves parades. Here is a photo of a baby parade from 1940. It was taken at York and Williams looking North East.

11/18/2019
This was located in the village of Davis Grove, Horsham Township now under the runway of the old Naval Air Station.
11/15/2019

This was located in the village of Davis Grove, Horsham Township now under the runway of the old Naval Air Station.

To all our viewers. The folks at the Union Library have this print and would like to know more about who did it and when...
11/14/2019

To all our viewers. The folks at the Union Library have this print and would like to know more about who did it and when. It was reframed but they could not dicipher the artists signature. The staff at Graeme Park did not know much. Can you help.

York Road Looking North from Byberry Christmas in late 50's.
11/11/2019

York Road Looking North from Byberry Christmas in late 50's.

Hatboro's first highrise the Garner House Apts. on site of old Garner Lumber Yard.
11/09/2019

Hatboro's first highrise the Garner House Apts. on site of old Garner Lumber Yard.

Hatboro Flower Shop on West side of South York Road in 1943. This building was just next door to Walts and above the Bui...
11/06/2019

Hatboro Flower Shop on West side of South York Road in 1943. This building was just next door to Walts and above the Buick agency.

View of West Lehman Ave in early 1940's. Church cemetery on left now its parking lot. Bank Street would be on right abov...
11/04/2019

View of West Lehman Ave in early 1940's. Church cemetery on left now its parking lot. Bank Street would be on right above girls.

At one time the Loller Academy was in danger of being torn down but a determined people of Hatboro SAVED it! What happen...
11/01/2019

At one time the Loller Academy was in danger of being torn down but a determined people of Hatboro SAVED it! What happened to the towns historic ferver to save and protect its history?

Front fire escape on Loller 1950 students getting ready for class pictures.
10/30/2019

Front fire escape on Loller 1950 students getting ready for class pictures.

Begun in 1915 Hatboro's Holloween Parade had as a major event a OX Roast this photo shows the actual roasting on York Ro...
10/29/2019

Begun in 1915 Hatboro's Holloween Parade had as a major event a OX Roast this photo shows the actual roasting on York Road during the early 1950's. You will see the OX to the right of the person (one of the cooks) on left side of frame.

Garners Lumber Yard went through to York Rd from Penn St at railroad. These views show the Penn St. receiving office for...
10/27/2019

Garners Lumber Yard went through to York Rd from Penn St at railroad. These views show the Penn St. receiving office for rail shipments and the yard itself looking toward York Rd.

This morning we had a visitor on Harding Ave. He was 8 or 10 points. Those of us who grew up in town in the 1950's and 1...
10/25/2019

This morning we had a visitor on Harding Ave. He was 8 or 10 points. Those of us who grew up in town in the 1950's and 1960's rarely saw this in town, now Hatboro Deer are almost pets.

Hatboro's attempt at a mall. Late 60's.
10/23/2019

Hatboro's attempt at a mall. Late 60's.

Hatboro Pool early view not sure of date.
10/22/2019

Hatboro Pool early view not sure of date.

The Spread Eagle Inn receiving baked goods form Hatboro Bakery wagon in for ground around 1890's.
10/20/2019

The Spread Eagle Inn receiving baked goods form Hatboro Bakery wagon in for ground around 1890's.

Photo taken from Jarett Dodge parking lot shows Methodist parsonnage in back ground. Not sure of date.
10/18/2019

Photo taken from Jarett Dodge parking lot shows Methodist parsonnage in back ground. Not sure of date.

Shorday Quality meat market was later to become Shorday Markets. It was located just to right of Felty Walton Funeral Ho...
10/16/2019

Shorday Quality meat market was later to become Shorday Markets. It was located just to right of Felty Walton Funeral Home (building in rear) both buildings in picture are still there on West Montgomery Ave. This was taken in 1935.

The 8-arch Stone Bridge in Warwick, Pa.
10/15/2019

The 8-arch Stone Bridge in Warwick, Pa.

Here is a building many do not know about that is still in its original location. The old Philadelphia Roll Plant on Bro...
10/14/2019

Here is a building many do not know about that is still in its original location. The old Philadelphia Roll Plant on Broad Street (see 1922 Sanborn map) it was Cornell ave then.

Looking North from bridge on York Rd. 1939.
10/12/2019

Looking North from bridge on York Rd. 1939.

This a air view of Weber green house and store on Monument Ave near Lancaster ave in 1940.
10/10/2019

This a air view of Weber green house and store on Monument Ave near Lancaster ave in 1940.

This building was on Moreland Ave behind the Rail Road Hotel you can see old Derry Mao bar behind it. It was torn down a...
10/09/2019

This building was on Moreland Ave behind the Rail Road Hotel you can see old Derry Mao bar behind it. It was torn down and Sanitarians building was built. York Road is in for ground.

Fisher Building in 1960s North West corner of Moreland and York Rd. now 7-11.
10/08/2019

Fisher Building in 1960s North West corner of Moreland and York Rd. now 7-11.

This is a follow up to our previous post it shows the buildings torn down to make way for Moreland Towers as shown in va...
10/06/2019

This is a follow up to our previous post it shows the buildings torn down to make way for Moreland Towers as shown in vacant lot picture.

This is the area cleared to make way for Moreland Towers on East Moreland ave.
10/05/2019

This is the area cleared to make way for Moreland Towers on East Moreland ave.

Back in the 70's Hatboro's old Pennypack bridge was painted like this for the Bi-Centenial.
10/03/2019

Back in the 70's Hatboro's old Pennypack bridge was painted like this for the Bi-Centenial.

The Suntheimer Bakery and Carl's art of cake decorating. He ever make one for you?
10/01/2019

The Suntheimer Bakery and Carl's art of cake decorating. He ever make one for you?

Lehman parsonage on West side South York Rd. just below Church. Torn down in late 1970's or early 1980's.
09/30/2019

Lehman parsonage on West side South York Rd. just below Church. Torn down in late 1970's or early 1980's.

Pa. Turn Pike bridge going in at York and Warminster not sure of date.
09/27/2019

Pa. Turn Pike bridge going in at York and Warminster not sure of date.

If you look at picture with woman you can see Burdick's. What your looking at is what will be developed and become Drexe...
09/25/2019

If you look at picture with woman you can see Burdick's. What your looking at is what will be developed and become Drexel, Park and Rorer. The picture showing open field going all the way to railroad tracks in distance. The barn belonged to the Harrison House now Hatboro Federal.

Rember when and who BIG John.
09/23/2019

Rember when and who BIG John.

Hatboro Christmas Parade in 1970's
09/22/2019

Hatboro Christmas Parade in 1970's

Jarett home on East Moreland Ave at Penn St. site now a vacant lot. circa 1890's.
09/17/2019

Jarett home on East Moreland Ave at Penn St. site now a vacant lot. circa 1890's.

Type of stage coach used on York Road in 1880's.
09/15/2019

Type of stage coach used on York Road in 1880's.

Crooked Billet Day at Union Library 1935.
09/13/2019

Crooked Billet Day at Union Library 1935.

Hatboro Water towers and office 1943. Located on West Montgomery Ave at railroad.  Became site of Borough Hall and Polic...
09/11/2019

Hatboro Water towers and office 1943. Located on West Montgomery Ave at railroad. Became site of Borough Hall and Police station now just Police.

The picture is on the West side of South York Rd.across from Hatboro Federal it once was a Ford car agency.
09/08/2019

The picture is on the West side of South York Rd.across from Hatboro Federal it once was a Ford car agency.

These photos show the different views of a well known building on the West side of South York Rd. It started out as Hatb...
09/06/2019

These photos show the different views of a well known building on the West side of South York Rd. It started out as Hatboro's second movie theater circa 1915 evolved to a coal dealer after the third movie theater was built then to Hatboro's first Acme market then to Belins 5-10 and last CVS. Beleive it or not the original building is still there (note A frame roof in two of photos). The building when enlarged also contained the site of the Public Spirit building as well.

Built first as Acme this building is located on the East side of South York at corner of Lehman Ave. It later became Big...
09/04/2019

Built first as Acme this building is located on the East side of South York at corner of Lehman Ave. It later became Big Marty's and now is Arron's.

Smith Car agency on West side of North York Road across from Hatoro Baptist Church in 50's.
09/03/2019

Smith Car agency on West side of North York Road across from Hatoro Baptist Church in 50's.

The Gilbert House was on the West side of North York Road at Home Road. It is said this house was General Lacy's HQ duri...
08/31/2019

The Gilbert House was on the West side of North York Road at Home Road. It is said this house was General Lacy's HQ during Battle of Crooked Billet.

This building was built for the town school master J.Potts in 1743 it was located on the East Side of York Rd. below Byb...
08/29/2019

This building was built for the town school master J.Potts in 1743 it was located on the East Side of York Rd. below Byberry. It was torn down and replaced with Hatboro Federals Loan Office.

Union Library Company of Hatboro
08/29/2019

Union Library Company of Hatboro

Great News! We'll be on TV next week. Hatboro is the featured borough in an upcoming episode of Exploring Pennsylvania Boroughs.
Look for it first on PCN on Thursday, September 5, at 7:30 PM.

If you don't have cable, you'll be able to view it online shortly thereafter and we will post it here.

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32 North York Road PO Box 506
Hatboro, PA
19040

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