at Parkesburg Library
Funded by grants from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
and the Stewart Houston Charitable Trust
Maris W. Mullen
|Maris Mullen taught, primarily, social studies in the Parkesburg and Octorara School Districts from 1934 to 1970.|
|He was Parkesburg secretary from 1948 until 1981.|
|He was Mayor-elect when he died on January 2,1982, two days before he was to be sworn in to office.|
|His collection of Post articles, photographs and other items is available at the Parkesburg Library.|
Are you aware that a race horse
was named for Parkesburg?
You will soon be able to get more
information about "Parkesburg"
from this site or in the library.
Were you aware that Parkesburg had
a mobile radio station in the early 1920's?
Horace A. Beale Jr. was the owner/operator
while he was president of the Chester County
Horace A. Beale Jr. takes
his father, H.A. Beale Sr. for a ride
around the Parkesburg area.
The Beale family operated the
Parkesburg Iron Company which manufactured
locomotive boiler tubes for many years.
Call the Parkesburg Library,(610) 857-5165 for more information.The Maris Mullen web pages were initially created by students at "CAT Brandywine" (Coatesville Area Technical School)
Parkesburg Library Historical Committee:
Barbara Althouse, David Althouse, John Esworthy
Olga Link, James Norton, and Edith Russell
Web Master: Barb Althouse Photo Editor: Joe Wezalis
Research and Development: Eric Fraschilla