Hendrix Magazine

Library and archive named for Dabbs Woodfin ’62

DabbsDr. Dabbs Woodfin ’62 retired on June 30, 2008, after 25 years as director of The Nicholas Newlin Foundation, a nonprofit charitable organization with operating support from the Pennsylvania History and Museum Commission.

The Foundation works to preserve the 150-acre Newlin Mills Park in Glen Mills, Pa. The park includes a working 1704 grist mill, several historical buildings, and walking trails. A visit to the park offers visitors insights into the vanished life of the rural eighteenth century.

In honor of his retirement, the board of trustees named an early 19th century granary located in the park The H. Dabbs Woodfin, Jr. Library and Archive.