September Wildlife Sightings

Sep 30, 2011 by

  Our 2nd month documenting park wildlife and happenings…  In the first few days, we noticed that the Cicadas had ended...

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10-1-2011 Community canvass day!

Sep 28, 2011 by

Help the Friends of Glen Providence Park build community support for creating a pedestrian and bicycle greenway across the Third...

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Making a difference

Sep 26, 2011 by

The weather held out for us on Saturday as we honored National Public Lands Day and cleaned up the trails and the original Rose Tree...

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Students in the park

Sep 23, 2011 by

Since the park’s beginning, school classes have visited the park to study its plants and wildlife. That tradition continues...

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Volunteers through the years!

Sep 21, 2011 by

Most of us have had trouble keeping up with yard work from time to time… imagine being responsible for over 30 acres! Even a...

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There’s more on facebook!

Sep 20, 2011 by

Two months ago today, we made our online debut on facebook.  Since then, we have learned so much about the park’s rich history...

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August Wildlife Sightings

Sep 19, 2011 by

Kind of a photo journal of the park… we had fun starting our quest to document the wildlife in the park, camera in hand! We...

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10-13-2011 Bridge/Dam Public Meeting

Sep 18, 2011 by

This is it!  If you would like your questions answered or your opinion heard, this meeting is your chance.  Join Friends of Glen...

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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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76 years in the park: the Swamp Man, pie eating contests �...

Sep 16, 2011 by

When Mr. and Mrs. George Butler donated the land for Glen Providence Park in 1935, it was the first park in Delaware County. ...

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Pre-park history: Scroggie Valley!

Sep 15, 2011 by

Before Glen Providence Park was established, its valley was called Scroggie! [1]  It was even the setting for an 18th century Ghost...

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Prepare for the Special Meeting!

Sep 14, 2011 by

There is an additional Special Meeting about the 3rd Street Bridge/Dam on Thursday, October 13 at 7:00 pm.  In the mean time, the...

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9-24-2011 Park Clean-Up

Sep 13, 2011 by

Join us as we participate in National Public Lands Day! Help with trail clean-up and maintenance, and learn a little about the...

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Hello world!

Sep 7, 2011 by

Welcome to the new home of Friends of Glen Providence Park! We will be adding a lot of information here about the history, nature and...

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