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William and Elizabeth McMean purchased this site from Philadelphian Benjamin Chew in 1769 ( PH163); five years later they sold it to John Eves who built two houses and a mill, and donated land for the Quaker meetinghouse. Developed by the Eves family, the village had many rural industries including lumbering; grist, saw, and wool mills; and a wagon factory.

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George E. Thomas

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