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Name: Kim Cornish
Date Entered:November 13th, 2007
 
Hey Ed Don't let these chicken shits bother you....it seems they have no life and sit on the computer talking shit about people who have done better then they have in life.

Name: Ed Neal Date Entered:November 13th, 2007 Like I said before people talk alot behide the computer that just shows what kind of person that you are. You want to know were i live you can't even put your name up but if you really know fairmount like you say then you know your name will come out soon or later
 

 
Name: who knew
Date Entered:November 13th, 2007
 
"Old Powells Mill" Pennock,Parish and 28th street



A Century of Powells By 1899, Rhawn had died and his wife and son had sold Knowlton to the John Powell Family. A wealthy industrialist, Powell was a partner in the Powell Knitting Mill Company. His daughter, Nettie Missimer Powell, had married Robert McCray Green in 1896, and given birth to her first child, Elizabeth Missimer Green, in1898. The Greens were themselves a noteworthy Philadelphia family: They had established the Robert M. Green and Sons Soda Fountain Company on Vine Street in the 1860s. According to family lore, Robert invented the first ice cream soda at the Centennial Exhibition when he ran out of the crème he used in his soda drinks and used scoops of ice cream instead.

The Powells and Greens together moved into Knowlton. There, they were soon joined by the Greens’s new twin daughters, Eleanor Wickersham Green and Ruth Vernon Green in 1899, and their son, John Powell Green, in 1901. The Powells added an additional two bedrooms and a nursery to accommodate the growing family.

The Powell/Green family so loved Knowlton that they stayed for nearly 100 years, keeping the interior spaces and furnishings much the same for the entire period. Powell’s granddaughter Elizabeth, who married and later divorced Dr. Lemon Snodgrass of Philadelphia, was the last of the family to live on the estate. She died in 1990.

Following the death of Elizabeth Snodgrass, Knowlton was put up for sale. Years of uncertainty followed. The property was considered for several mundane uses, including a funeral home, a conference center, a supermarket, and a church. Then John and Beth Conroy of Conroy Catering offered a different sort of possibility. They wanted to preserve Knowlton and transform the property into a treasure for the community.
 

 
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Date Entered:November 13th, 2007
 
What ever happened to Jimmer? he had the stalest pretzels ever
 

 
Name:
Date Entered:November 13th, 2007
 
My money is on Eddie Neal winning by KO. Bache school yard, bring it.

Looks like Joe Kaufmann got hit by the 48.

Leave little Tog alone, he is cool.
 

 
Name:
Date Entered:November 13th, 2007
 
i told the Doctor i was a Light Drinker

as soon as its Light i start Drinking
 

 
Name:
Date Entered:November 13th, 2007
 
This was passed around at the Mazzie benefit .....

Chase away the winter blues & meet up for a Live Broadcast with DJ,7:00 PM Benny the Bum’s Holiday Inn 900 Packer Ave Philadelphia, PA 19148

Saturday, January 19, 2008
 

 
Name: Time out
Date Entered:November 13th, 2007
 
ENLIGHTENED PERSPECTIVE Please Read all the way to the bottom!

If you will take the time to read these. I promise you'll come away with an enlightened perspective. The subjects covered affect us all on a daily basis!

They're written by Andy Rooney , a man who has the gift of saying so much with so few words. Enjoy.......

I've learned.... That the best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person.

I've learned.... That when you're in love, it shows.

I've learned.... That just one person saying to me, "You've made my day!" makes my day.

I've learned.... That having a child fall asleep in your arms is one of the most peaceful feelings in the world.

I've learned... That being kind is more important than being right.

I've learned.... That you should never s ay no to a gift from a child.

I've learned.... That I can always pray for someone when I don't have the strength to help him in some other way.

I've learned.... That no matter how serious your life requires you to be, everyone needs a friend to act goofy with.

I've learned.... That sometimes all a person needs is a hand to hold and a heart to understand.

I've learned.... That simple walks with my father around the block on summer nights when I was a child did wonders for me as an adult.

I've learned. . .. That life is like a roll of toilet paper. The closer it gets to the end, the faster it goes.

I've learned.... That we should be glad God doesn't give us everything we ask for.

I've learned.... That money doesn't buy class.

I've learned.... That it's those small daily happenings that make life so spectacular.

I've learned... That under everyone's hard shell is someone who wants to be appreciated and loved.



I've learned.... That to ignore the facts does not change the facts.

I've learned.... That when you plan to get even with someone, you are only letting that person continue to hurt you.

I've learned.... That love, not time, heals all wounds.

I've learned.... That the easiest way for me to grow as a person is to surround myself with people smarter than I am.

I've learned.... That everyone you meet deserves to be greeted with a smile.

I've learned.... That no one is perfect until you fall in love with them.

I've learned.. That life is tough, but I'm tougher.

I've learned.... That opportunities are never lost; someone will take the ones you miss.

I've learned.... That when you harbor bitterness, happiness will dock elsewhere.

I've learned.... That I wish I could have told my Mom that I love her one more time before she passed away.

I've learned.... That one should keep his words both soft and tender, because tomorrow he may have to eat them.

I've learned.... That a smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.

I've learned.... That when your newly born grandchild holds your little finger in his little fist, that you're hooked for life.

I've learned.... That everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you're climbing it.

I've learned.... That the less time I have to work with, the more things I get done.

To all of you.... Make sure you read all the way down to the last sentence.

It 's National Friendship Week. Show your friends how much you care. Send this to everyone you consider a FRIEND, even if it means sending it back to the person who sent it to you. If it comes back to you, then you'll know you have a circle of friends. HAPPY FRIENDSHIP WEEK TO YOU!!!!!! YOU ARE MY FRIEND AND I AM HONORED! Now send this to every friend you have!! And to your family .
 

 
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Date Entered:November 13th, 2007
 
what were the names of the people that owned that little grocery store at 26th and poplar st. back in the 1960s maybe Herman and Fannie seems to ring a Bell
 

 
Name:
Date Entered:November 13th, 2007
 
Who had that stor at Pennock and poplar st before the LaSotas bought it was it Florence maybe.
 

 
Name:
Date Entered:November 13th, 2007
 
Does anyone remember Larry The Time Clock? What a creep.
 

 
Name:
Date Entered:November 13th, 2007
 
What's Kramers wife's name Abbey something-oh i know Abi-normal LOL

Just kidding K-man don't go Ballistic like some of these nuts please--i know you of all people have great sense of humor K
 

 
Name: Kramer
Date Entered:November 13th, 2007
 
Everybody settle down and lets hace some good conversation
 

 
Name: Chad Michaels
Date Entered:November 13th, 2007
 
You Who,hi everybody its Chad Michaels again.I just wanted to let everyone know how i'm doing.Well everyone i have a new friend(a real BeefCake too)I'm going to make him a nice Thanksgiving dinner i'm sure he'll like my Stuffing LOL.Whats that Baseball saying "who pitches and who catches"i'll never tell LOL Well i just wanted to tell you all the great news.

*P.S.I really feel like a true Fairmounter.Oh yea Hi Kramer,Hi FatBoy you silly crazy guys.bye you all the Chadster
 

 
Name: Chad Michaels
Date Entered:November 13th, 2007
 
You Who,i everybody its Chad Michaels again.I just wanted to let everyone know how i'm doing.Well everyone i have a new friend(a real BeefCake what too)I'm going to make him a nice Thanksgiving dinner i'm sure he'll like my Stuffing LOL.Whats that Baseball saying "who pitches and who catches"i'll never tell LOL Well i just wanted to tell you all the great news.

*P.S.I really feel like a true Fairmounter.Oh yea Hi Kramer,Hi FatBoy you silly crazy guys.bye you all the Chadster
 

 
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Date Entered:November 13th, 2007
 
Does anyone remember Charlie the Bum from 23rd St. He used to run the streets in the 1980's with authority.
 

 
Name:
Date Entered:November 13th, 2007
 
Does anyone remember when Rusty's door was held up by as piece of plywood and he had to crawl in his house through his window? This was Bucknell St in the early 90's.
 

 
Name:
Date Entered:November 13th, 2007
 
Just went on vacation with Phil Chet and his family - he is fine and so are his brothers and sisters
 

 
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Date Entered:November 13th, 2007
 
Hlywiak - Johnny died almost 2 years ago. Margaret Mary was married to a guy named Richie for a short time but is divorced.
 

 
Name:
Date Entered:November 13th, 2007
 
I did not realize how many former Fairmounters live in Florida. How nice away from the cold weather.
 

 
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Date Entered:November 13th, 2007
 
Name: northeast Date Entered:November 12th, 2007 they need to get rid of this guestbook it gets stupid every time ******* I KNOW WHO YOU ARE NORTHEAST!!!!!!!!
 

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