7-25-2015 Jean Therapy in concert & 80th Anniversary Ce...

Jul 13, 2015 by

For the second of four concerts in our 2015 Summer Concert Series, Friends of Glen Providence Park is delighted to present Jean...

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Earth Day Celebration & Tree Planting

Apr 23, 2015 by

What better way to honor and celebrate Earth Day and the 80th Anniversary year of Glen Providence Park than by planting trees?...

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Winter Bird Walk List

Jan 27, 2015 by

We experienced several trail conditions at our Winter Bird Walk in Glen Providence Park on Sunday, from ice and snow to slush and mud!...

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80th Anniversary for Glen Providence Park!

Jan 15, 2015 by

In the summer of 1935, George and Eleanor Butler donated the land for Glen Providence Park, the first park established by Delaware...

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Historical Maps!

Dec 16, 2014 by

For those who love history, maps, or both(!), it is interesting to track the progression of development surrounding the land that is...

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27 Days of Thanks

Nov 27, 2014 by

Throughout November, we have been counting down to Thanksgiving by posting daily thanks on Facebook. There is some overlap with our...

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Fall 2013 Photojournal

Oct 13, 2014 by

Fall is such a beautiful season in Glen Providence Park, and after record rainfall in summer 2013, last autumn was relatively free of...

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Another Butler legacy: golf in Delaware County!

May 23, 2014 by

While researching the history of Glen Providence Park, we’ve had no shortage of interesting discoveries and unexpected...

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Eleanor Reed Butler Waterfall

Apr 6, 2013 by

One of the loveliest original features in Glen Providence Park might go unnoticed, if it were not still marked with a dedication...

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American Chestnuts in Glen Providence Park!

Dec 3, 2012 by

This fall, we were delighted to confirm that we found two healthy young American Chestnut trees in Glen Providence Park!  At the...

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Thanksgiving

Nov 22, 2012 by

Following the example of some of our friends, throughout November we have been counting down to Thanksgiving by posting daily thanks...

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A Halloween Birthday for Glen Providence Park!

Oct 31, 2012 by

George and Eleanor Butler donated the land for Glen Providence Park in the summer of 1935, and its final approval was reported in the...

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8/4/2012 Nature Walk with Tom Reeves

Jul 23, 2012 by

As anyone who has been on a bird or nature walk with naturalist Tom Reeves knows, he is a wealth of interesting information about...

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History of 3rd Street Bridge/Dam

Feb 20, 2012 by

The history of the 3rd Street Bridge/Dam project is complicated. In order to give some context for those interested in the project, we...

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National Register of Historic Places

Feb 10, 2012 by

In 2002, the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission determined that Glen Providence Park is eligible for the National Register...

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Annotated Trail Map!

Nov 18, 2011 by

It’s our historically annotated trail map!  These are not official trail and place names- they are whimsical names based on our...

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Birdwatching: A Park Bird List!

Oct 26, 2011 by

Are you an experienced birdwatcher? New to birdwatching? Either way, Glen Providence Park is a great place to enjoy the hobby…...

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Historical Maps!

Sep 17, 2011 by

    Like old maps? We sure do!  Here are six  maps we have found of the land that is now the park, from 1683 to 1909. ...

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