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Glen Mills is an unincorporated community in Concord Townshipmarker and Middletown Townshipmarker, Delaware Countymarker, Pennsylvaniamarker, United Statesmarker about 17 miles from Philadelphiamarker. Glen Mills is known for its gardens and its golf course. Major offices include the Deloitte with a headcount of about 100 people operating from there. The zip code for Glen Mills is 19342.

History

The area around Glen Mills was part of the original land grant given to William Penn in 1681. George Cheyney was the first settler here, for which the nearby town of Cheyneymarker is named. Later, this land was sold and divided. Nathaniel Newlinmarker built a mill at Glen Mills in 1704, providing growth and a name for the town. A blacksmith shop was built of the former property in 1975.

A "wild west" themed restaurant/roadside attraction known as "The Longhorn Ranch" operated in Glen Mills during the 1970s. In the 1980s, that same site was the location of Pulsations nightclub.

A Glen Mills resident, pilot Michael R. Horrocks, died in the September 11, 2001 attacks.

Geography

The Glen Mills zip code, 19342, is unusual in the numerous geographic boundaries it crosses. It is located almost entirely in Delaware Countymarker, but its post office is in Chester Countymarker.

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A West Chester Railroad train at Glen Mills Station
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