To learn more about this history of Crum Creek, please feel free to download or read on-line The Flow of History along the Crum Creek, by Professor Walt Cressler (West Chester University of Pennsylvania) which provides a detailed chronicle of the post-colonial history of human activity around the Crum Creek, with some natural history and some pre-colonial history alongside.
Cressler, W. (2022). The Flow of History along Crum Creek. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.wcupa.edu/lib_facpub/6
Below with Professor Cressler’s permission, we include an excerpt on the natural history and human geography of the stretch of Crum Creek that flows through Swarthmore College campus: The Flow of History along Crum Creek [pdf]