FINALLY… The Fountain Restoration Begins!

After ten long years diligently working to restore Marshall Square Park’s original 1889 Fountain, FMSP gave the go-ahead to remove our fountain garden, planted in 2006, and break ground — ground leading to the past.

The next step is restoring the fountain’s original Masonry Basin, including mechanical connections for the electric pump.

Thanks to our continuing fundraising efforts — Membership dues, Progressive Plates, Music at Marshall, Marshall Park Run/Walk, Fall Garden Parties, and Sponsored Benches — our dream approaches reality.

The generosity of notable donors deserves praise. Everyone’s support brings a New Gateway to West Chester and a beautiful, exciting entrance to Marshall Square park. 1889 is pleased 😉

Fountain Basin • Tier 1 of 5 • 6/10/2015
Fountain Basin • Tier 1 of 5 • 6/10/2015
Original Water Jet 6/10/2015  •  Croquet Ball (?) found under the basin rim
An Original Water Jet • Croquet Ball (?) found under the basin rim • 6/10/2015
Marshall Square Park Fountain in its Original Glory.
Marshall Square Park Fountain in its Original Glory in front of the old Chester County Hospital.


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