Author: Jane Reuben


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    Collections Corner

    Richard Wistar’s Chair Wyck has an assortment of hidden treasures within her rooms, treasures you’ll only discover by coming for a tour. One particularly fun piece is a large walnut […]

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    NielsenBainbridge Artcare used for Treasured Prin

    August 11, 2017- “One of Wyck’s most significant objects [is] an engraved work of art on paper. It is a sweeping panorama of Constantinople, dated 1813, and engraved by Thomas […]

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    Wyck Brew is Best

    Wyck has an impressive history of brewing. Reuben Haines “the Elder,” owner of Wyck House in the late 1700s, opened a brewery in Philadelphia called “Haines and Sons.” This was […]

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    Telling Time at Wyck

    During the days before the American Revolution when America was still a collection of colonies, clocks and timepieces were a luxury item few had. Time was an estimation in those […]

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    Ornithologist Matt Halley

    June 19, 2017 – “Ornithologist Matt Halley is Ed’s guest today.  From natural selection to Audubon, species diversity to urban birding to the belief of something in spite of the […]

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    Oak Tea Caddy

    This oak tea caddy with a bronze lock is a true treasure of the Wyck collection. Atop the lid is a metal plate that states, “Made from one of the […]

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    Farmers Blog for October 28

    THIS WEEK’S HARVEST: Arugula $2.50/bag Butternut Squash $1.50/lb Carrots $3.00/quart/bunch Collard Greens $2.50/bunch Eggplant $3.00/lb Endive/Escarole $2.00/head Fennel (baby bulbs) $2.50/bunch Garlic $1.00/bulb Hot peppers $.50/each Kale $2.50/bunch Lettuce head […]

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    Farmers Blog for October 21st

    THIS WEEK’S HARVEST: Arugula $2.50/bag Butternut Squash $1.50/lb Carrots $3.00/quart/bunch Collard Greens $2.50/bunch Eggplant $3.00/lb Endive/Escarole $2.00/head Fennel (baby bulbs) $2.50/bunch Garlic $1.00/bulb Hot peppers $.50/each Kale $2.50/bunch Lettuce head […]

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    Farmer’s Blog for October 14, 2016

    THIS WEEK’S HARVEST: Arugula $2.50/bag Butternut Squash $1.50/lb Carrots $3.00/quart or $2.50/bunch Cherry Tomatoes $3.50/pint Collard Greens $2.50/bunch Eggs (limited quantity) $3.00/half dozen Eggplant $3.00/lb Garlic $1.00/bulb Hot peppers $.50/each […]

  • Farmer’s Blog October 6th 2016

    THIS WEEK’S HARVEST:   Arugula $2.50/bag Baby Kale $2.50/bag Butternut Squash $1.50/lb Carrots $3.00/quart or $2.50/bunch Cherry Tomatoes $3.50/pint Collard Greens $2.50/bunch Eggs (limited quantity) $3.00/half dozen Eggplant $3.00/lb Garlic […]

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