Ye Olde Spring House

Ye Olde Spring House
Ye Olde Spring House
Pictured as Ye Old Spring House in the 1960s

The Ye Olde Spring House building is now Bean Funeral Home, and its address is 3825 Penn Avenue.  The restaurant’s address was formerly 425 Penn Avenue. According to Bean’s website,

“Our Sinking Spring funeral home has a fascinating history. The two story early-colonial structure was constructed in 1802 as a farmhouse, and was used through the years as a private school for boys and girls known as the Charter Oak Academy.Read Full Article

Furlow’s Food Market

Furlow's Food Market
Interior view of Furlow’s store in 1929. Rufus Furlow with hat on, Wes Fisher on the right and daughter LaRue in the foreground. Courtesy of Morton/LaRue Heim.

Furlow’s Food Market was located at 3940 Penn Avenue (then 542 Penn Ave) in Sinking Spring. It was owned by Rufus Furlow and Morton Heim. I could not find a hard date on when the market closed, though Morton’s obituary stated he worked there until he retired in 1975.… Read Full Article