The following sequential pictures give a further insight into Malvern today.
1. Malvern greets you as you approach the town.
2. The horse drawn cart is a reminder of the past.
3. Early Irish settlers suffered a cholera epidemic which threatened their future.
4. The mayor David Burton shows envoy Bruce Osborne from Malverns Worldwide the railway station.
5. The train to Malvern arrives.
6. A Malvern Ambulance outside the National Bank of Malvern.
7. A typical street in Malvern. This is King Street, the Borough's main thoroughfare.
8. The historic Malvern Inn characterises the 19th century buildings.
9. Downstream of the springs to the south-east of the Borough, St Josephs in the Hills have created a religious grotto. The springs were contained and were a principal water supply for Malvern.
10. The church spire on the crest of the hill acts as a focus for the Borough.
11. A street fair includes the Historical Commission stand where Lynne Hockenbury, together with Barbara Rutz and Kelly Schmitt promote Malvern's history.
12. An typical early spring house that survives, once a prime source of water.
13. Envoy from Malvern England Cora Weaver is spotted in this street scene.
14. Cora presents the letter from the mayor of Malvern England to David Burton, mayor of Malvern Penn.
15. A picture of Malvern England is presented to the Borough Council as part of an exchange of gifts with the Malvern Council in England. Malvern England received a state flag of Pennsylvania that had flown over the State Capital in Harrisburg on the 26 April 2017 on behalf of Duane Milne, PA House of Representatives. Other gifts received included books detailing Malvern's history and from State Senator Andy Dinniman, a book detailing the art in the State Capital Building (see our June newsletter for more details).
16. The mayor and Ira Dutter outside the spring house that could become a trial bottling works. Ira has forty three years experience of dealing with the locality.
17. Natural spring water flowing from the hills. The water finds its way eventually into the Delaware River at Philadelphia.
Malvern in the early 20th century.