Darby Borough, PA, nestled in the hills
overlooking Philadelphia International Airport,and
between two creeks,combines strategic location
and an excellent transportation network with
Hilldale, Darby and Yeadon World Champions
Historic Darby (a Powerpoint
presentation.....6 MB ...may
take a while to load)
"They have a right to criticize
who have a heart to help. The
rest is cruelty, not justice."
William Penn, Fruits of Solitude
Above: A picture of what may have been the oldest house in Darby, known as
the Blunston Bake House, it stood between the Darby Meetinghouse and Darby
Library. It was destroyed by a fire in the 1950's
Below is 1006 Main, circa 1734 which may be the oldest house
remaining in Darby Both house sites are located in the proposed Meetinghouse
We have more fun in Darby
This site is under construction and additional information
about Darby is much appreciated. Since Darby was
settled in 1682, there is a lot of history to cover.
Please send comments, corrections, suggestions and
additions to J.Haigis, 1006 Main Street, Darby, PA 19023,
call 610.583.0788, or e-mail John Haigis.
We live in the village of Darby
From Penn's Philadelphia it not far be
Things are ever so jolly
You can get there by trolley
I wonder when the next car be?