Rick Epstein is borough historian of Frenchtown. He came to Frenchtown in 1977 to become editor of the Delaware Valley News.
He began conducting historical walking tours in 2016. Examples of his tours are: the Downtown Tour, covering the Great Fire of 1878, the rise of the Odd Fellows, the oldest house in town, the silent-movie theater, how Frenchtown got its name, and a look at the future; and the Uptown Tour, covering Doc Mullins’ hospital, the doll carriage factory, Frenchtown High School and the Original Terrier, the Doughboy statue, the Barn Theater, and love in 1942.
Epstein is currently writing a book to be titled “Rick’s Frenchtown Encyclopedia.”