- Charles Herbert
Helped found the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society in 1957 and was the second president of the Philadelphia Chapter. In 1967, The Philadelphia members living in the Valley Forge area didn’t want to travel to meetings in Philadelphia at 325 Walnut St., the Penn Hort Bldg. So on March 1, 1967, Charlie started the Valley Forge Chapter and was its first president ( 1967-1969 ). He died in 1978. In 1982, a Memorial Garden was established by the Valley Forge and Philadelphia Chapters and dedicated to his memory at Swiss Pines called Glenn Dale Azalea Garden.