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Friends of Marshall Square Park FALL BLOCK PARTY A GREAT NIGHT OF FUN, FOOD & NEIGHBORHOOD FRIENDS! Saturday September 28, 2019 5 to 8PM (Rain Date, Sunday September 29) East Lafayette Street  between N. Matlack & N. Walnut   Dinner by Mizuna Catering Local Beer Wines selected by Eric Miller, Winemaker RSVP by Wednesday, September […]

At last, a lemonade stand as summer winds down

Photos by Ed Hille At the northwest corner of Marshall Square Park in West Chester, Adelaide Fieldhouse sets up her lemonade stand.“I’ll bring the signs; you take the cups,” she orders her father, who is unloading the trunk of the 2011 Honda CR-V parked on the side of the road. “I’ll bring the signs; you […]

Hear the Dirk Quinn Band at our second 2019 Music at Marshall

  The Music at Marshall picnic concert series happens annually on the third Thursday of June, July (July 18, 2019), and August. Our second concert features a newcomer to the gazebo. Dirk Quinn and his jazz/funk, high-energy band starts at 6:30; the picnic gets going at 6PM. RSVP using the Evite Invitation and pick a dish to […]

Music at Marshall Picnic Concert Season Begins!

The Music at Marshall picnic concert series happens annually on the third Thursday of June, July, and August. The first concert features The Sin Brothers on Thursday, June 20, 2019. RSVP here to pick a dish to bring to our popular potluck picnic. We supply the tables, the grill, plates and napkins, hot dogs, hamburgers, […]

Recap: 2019 Park Cleanup Day

Thank you FMSP members, West Chester Rotary Club, WCU students, and Univest for giving our park an energetic Earth Day morning in April. You spread about 40 yards of mulch, picked up sticks and raked, ate about 40 doughnuts and drank about 5 gallons of coffee and water! Marshall Square Park has never looked so […]

We have a Champion!

It’s official!  Marshall Square Park has a Pennsylvania Champion Tree, a Blue Ash (Fraxinus, quadrangulata). Of this relatively rare species, our specimen is over 90 feet tall. The Blue Ash, mostly native to western Ohio, is so named because early pioneers extracted a blue dye from its inner bark. Champion trees are measured and scored […]