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What's new? July 16, 2016  Ron Slate of Prospect Park was kind enough to let me copy several Leedom Scout pictures. They are on the second Leedom page at the bottom.   May 15, 2014 Joe Zenone was kind enough to let me copy his grade pictures from Leedom School. Always looking for Leedom Grade pictures when my mom, Grace Lockhart was school secretary. July 22, 2013 Help! My mother, Grace Lockhart, was a den mother for cub scouts or scouts I'm not sure. I just found this picture from about 1953 and was hoping someone could give me some insight. Thanks! The picture is on the Leedom page under Grace Lockhart Scouts. March 6, 2013  Leedom page  several  Leedom Class Pictures from Bob Hollenbach have been added.     February 9, 2013 FINALLY After numerous problems with servers, the website etc. etc. A MAJOR update to the Leedom page, including Three Leedom Directories from the 1950's, numerous class pictures from Leedom School and broken links have finally been fixed! PLEASE take a look! August 5, 2012 Ken Waltman, formerly of Stockton Circle was kind enough to lend me some 1950's Boy scout pictures and a nice one of the ladies of the Civic Association. They are now on the Leedom page.October 17, 2011 Dave Simpson and Faye Johnson of Ridley's Class of 1961 where kind enough to let me copy numerous pictures of Leedom. Also Lynn Ashworth for whom Lynn Rd. is named came up with some. So take a look! September 13, 2010 New Leedom pictures have been added to the Leedom Estates section.Including some Leedom Drum and Bugle Corp. Leedom kids in the early 40's and some early St. marks pics. As a lifelong Leedom resident a number of Leedom school pictures from the early to mid 1950's have been added. Class pictures, P.T.A. etc. Anyone who can help with any identification would be great. Many more class pictures will be added. As many of you know my mother, Grace Lockhart, was the first school secretary from 1956 thru 1977. If anyone has any old pictures of Ridley Township they would like to have on this site Please email me. I now have a new website and please take the time to visit and sign my guestbook


The Historian for this website is Keith Lockhart, a lifelong Ridley resident of the area. A graduate of Penn State University he is a retired Ridley Township Police Officer. He has written numerous booklets on the history of the area and for years wrote a history column for Towntalk. He has contributed to both the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Daily Times. In 30 years of collecting Keith has amassed one of the largest collections of Delaware County historical memorabilia.

If you are a serious researcher Keith has many rare books and booklets on Delaware County history that are not available anywhere else. These booklets run from the Delaware County Society to Detect Horse Thieves in 1850 to prospectus's for Delco businesses. He also has a large collection of maps, plus some 3500 plus pictures of Delaware County before 1950. Please e-mail Keith with specific research requests or if you have any other questions please e-mail Keith Lockhart. Contributing help with Keith Lockhart is Delaware County web designer Aaron Neal putting the stunning touch to our townships' website.



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