West Chester & Chadds Ford Life magazine features our fountain

A long-lost fountain will rise again in West Chester By John Chambless Staff Writer West Chester & Chadds Ford Life The West Chester & Chadds Ford Life October 2015 issue will be sent to homes in the West Chester and Chadds Ford areas. Here’s a “teaser.” In 1883, a leisurely stroll through Marshall Square Park […]

126-year-old fountain being restored in West Chester

By Candice Monhollan cmonhollan@ 21st-centurymedia.com @CMonhollanDLN on Twitter Posted: 07/03/15, 4:49 PM EDT WEST CHESTER >> It has been over 60 years since the five-tiered Victorian fountain stood in Marshall Square Park in West Chester. But Friends of Marshall Square Park (FMSP), a West Chester community group, is changing that as they move forward in […]

Major Donation Will Restore Historic West Chester Fountain

Friends of Marshall Square Park received $45,000 from a single benefactor. By Justin Heinze (Patch Staff) June 19, 2015 Friends of Marshall Square Park (FMSP), a West Chester community group, announced a major donation for the restoration of the park’s historic fountain on June 18 at the Music at Marshall concert in the park. Holly […]

Fig Magazine Interviews Gene Gagliardi and FMSP Fountain Committee

Fig Magazine is working on a story for their next issue about our efforts to restore the Marshall Square Park fountain. Present at their photo shoot were members of the Friends of MSP fountain committee, including committee chairperson Anne Walters and members Gordon Woodrow, Jeff Beitel, and Jim Salvas. They were joined by Gene Gagliardi, […]

VOTE for Fountain Approval is THIS WEEK!

Item 20 on the AGENDA of BOROUGH COUNCIL’s WORK SESSION, Tuesday, OCTOBER 15, 2013… Consider the Parks Recreation & Environmental Protection Committee recommendation to approve proposed Marshall Square Park fountain area improvements subject to fundraising efforts to implement the project. Wednesday, October 16, 2013— FINAL VOTE. Please plan to attend at least one of these […]

Parks & Rec Committee Gives Blessing to Fountain Plan

West Chester’s Parks and Recreation Committee voted 3-0 to officially support our plans to restore the Marshall Square Park fountain and surrounding area. Architects extraordinaire, Jeff Beitel (FMSP President) and Anne Walters (Vice President) deftly presented their detailed plans to the Committee. After the vote, the FMSP members left council to applause from the Committee […]