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“What a beautiful park!” with FRIENDS

Today, April 16, 2020, I woke up to a bright and sunny morning, although unseasonably cold. The daffodils across the street in the Park are especially vivid these days. When I ventured out around 10 a.m. to pick the newspaper up off the sidewalk, a car stopped. I looked up, expecting to be asked directions …

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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 …

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The Daily Local News covers our tree sculptor, Marty Long!

Phoenixville chainsaw artist creates art in the park Bill Rettew brettew@21st-centurymedia.com WEST CHESTER — Marshall Square Park is the new home to four owls, two squirrels, a fox, skunk, hummingbird, dragonfly, and new to the job, a wooden park caretaker. On Monday, artist Marty Long was putting the finishing touches on chainsaw art carved into …

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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 …

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Music at Marshall broadcast live tonight!

Music at Marshall’s featured band is on the radio today at 9AM! Tune in to WCHE 1520AM to hear Bill Mason interview The Sin Brothers. Tune in again at 6:30PM when the Music At Marshall concert is broadcast live! Catch both online at http://www.wche1520.com/tuneinhowto.htm. Our Music at Marshall concert/picnic season ends tonight. Because of the …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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