Registration for Chapter 35th Annual Dinner

Saturday, January 25, 2020

Geography, Geology and Genius: How Coal & Canals Ignited the American Industrial Revolution, an illustrated presentation on her new book by author Martha Capwell Fox, Archives & Museum Coordinator, National Canal Museum, Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor, Easton, PA
Martha Capwell Fox is in charge of maintaining the Museum’s collection of photographs, artifacts, books, films and videos, and historic documents which preserve the history of anthracite mining and the canals which carried the coal to market as well as the industries which sprang up as a result. This presentation is based upon the book of the same name written by Ms. Capwell Fox and recently released. Geography, Geology and Genius focuses on how the unique blend of natural features and mineral assets were used by several extraordinary men to create new forms of industrial activity, dependent on anthracite coal.  Books will be available at the program or online at

DATE & TIME: Saturday, January 25, 2020
6 PM – cash bar  7 PM – dinner 8 PM – presentation
PLACE: Manayunk Brewery & Restaurant, 4120 Main St., Philadelphia 19127
(between Shurs Lane and Lock St.; enter on Lock St.)
We are in the Jazz Room on the first floor

MENU: Field Green Salad, Choice of Entree, Vegetable, Roasted Red Bliss Potatoes, Hot Apple Cobbler, Coffee, Tea, Soft Drinks
1) Chicken Marsala – Sautéed chicken breast in marsala demi-glace
2) Harry’s Grilled Salmon, topped with Bing cherry demi glaze
3) Mediterranean Pasta – Fresh tomatoes, red onions, spinach, fresh herbs and wild mushrooms tossed with penne pasta and hearty tomato sauce
4) Flat iron steak – marinated & grilled to medium temperature

COST: $40.00 per person, DEADLINE: JAN. 18th
Send check with entree selection by January 18th payable to OE/SIA
MAIL TO: Helen Schenck, Treasurer, 169 West Federal St., Burlington, NJ 08016
include your name, the names of your guests, your phone number and your email address with your check
AUTOMOBILE: Public parking behind restaurant in public lot across the Canal. Easy access to restaurant by rear deck next to Canal locks
TRAIN: SEPTA #R6 to Manayunk then 5 block walk
BUS: SEPTA #61 from the Wissahickon Transfer Station to Main Street