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History of local pottery is focus of Sept. 10 talk

09/02/2015 01:49PM ● By J. Chambless

Local history will be in the spotlight on Sept. 10 as the New London Area Historical Society and the Franklin Township Historical Commission welcome author James Koterski speaking on “Potters and Potts: The Copes and Others” on Sept. 10.

The talk, being held at the Grange at the New London United Methodist Church (1010 State Rd., New London), will focus on the types of ceramics produced by local potters, specifically the Copes, the Griers, the Schofields and the Hutchisons.
Koterski, a retired Dupont executive, has written on the pottery of Delaware and Cecil County and has lectured and led workshops at Winterthur, the Brandywine River Museum of Art, and area historical societies.

Admission is free, and all are welcome. If using a GPS, use the address of 1010 State Rd., Lincoln University, PA 19352.