The 2100 Project

Oct 23, 2016 by

The 2100 Project is an inspiring website that champions ideas to create a better, more sustainable future. It features an array of...

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Nature Walks & A History Talk

Jun 14, 2016 by

We have monthly nature walks (or volunteer days) in Glen Providence Park, year-round! We’ve documented our Spring Cleanups in March...

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1897 Isaac Worrall Tree Inscription

May 31, 2016 by

This spring, we learned about an 1897 inscription on an American Beech tree in Glen Providence Park! Research into its author revealed...

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2-8-2016 History Presentation

Jan 29, 2016 by

In the 1800’s, the land that is now Glen Providence Park was called Scroggie Valley. Forty-year Delaware County Institute of...

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A Spooky Halloween 80th Birthday!

Nov 5, 2015 by

Goblins, ghosts, and witches returned to Glen Providence Park for its Halloween 80th birthday party! Amidst the deepening shadows on...

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10-31-2015 A Halloween 80th Birthday Celebration!

Oct 13, 2015 by

Join Hedgerow Theatre and Friends of Glen Providence Park for a ghostly Halloween celebration of Glen Providence Park’s...

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Scroggie Shingle Mill

Mar 30, 2015 by

Our first clue of a mill having been in “Scroggie Valley,” now Glen Providence Park, was in local historian Dr. Anna Broomall’s...

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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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Geology Walk Recap

Nov 24, 2014 by

We had a fantastic turnout on a beautiful morning on November 8 for a fun geology tour of Glen Providence Park! With humor and...

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Diatoms in Scroggie Run!

Oct 23, 2014 by

In another intriguing piece of Glen Providence Park history, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia has a collection of early...

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A Late Spring Bird Walk

Jun 4, 2013 by

It was another lovely bird walk in Glen Providence Park, led by cousins Al Guarente and Nick Crocetto of the Birding Club of Delaware...

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2-23-2013 Naturalist Walk & Talk

Feb 13, 2013 by

Glen Providence Park has been studied by naturalists for many years, dating from T. Chalkley Palmer’s 1889 essay about Scroggie...

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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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Ghosts & other park frights

Oct 23, 2012 by

We were in the Halloween spirit at our Nature & Ghost Walk on October 14 with tales of extortion, poison theft, witches, arrests,...

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The Song of the Wood Thrush

May 8, 2012 by

We are lucky to have the lovely Wood Thrush, with its ethereal song, in Glen Providence Park!  It is a “species of conservation...

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A Wonderful Winter Tree Walk!

Jan 19, 2012 by

What a fun and informative hike this was! It was well worth braving the bitter cold to take a walk through Glen Providence Park on...

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1/15/2012 Winter Tree Walk

Jan 8, 2012 by

Love trees?  We sure do… which is why we are excited to welcome Dr. David Hewitt to explore the trees in Glen Providence...

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Ebenezer… Scroggie?

Dec 4, 2011 by

What do Glen Providence Park and Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol have in common?  Origins in the name Scroggie, of course! ...

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“Witches Ride”

Oct 31, 2011 by

This is an actual 19th century Witch Story that takes place in and around Glen Providence Park! This story was found among the papers...

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