Rededication/Fall Garden Party

Fountain Rededication • Photos by Patrick McCoy Fountain Rededication • Photos by Jim Salvas & Lane Randall 2016 Annual Fall Garden Party • Photos by Jim Salvas

Save the Date!

Marshall Square Park’s Fountain Rededication September 24, 2016, 4 PM Marshall Square Park E. Marshall & N. Franklin Streets, West Chester Free to All Be there as we celebrate and rededicate our beautiful fountain. Hear the remarkable story of loss, recovery, and restoration. After 65 years, watch the fountain waters spray and rise again. Make history […]

Fountain Returning to Standby Mode

Last Day: 6am to 11pm, Sunday, August 14, 2016 Until just before its Rededication on September 24, 2016, the fountain returns to standby mode for construction of its surrounding plaza. In case you haven’t seen it soar, stop by today!

Fountain at Full Blast with Lights!

Until the plaza brickwork begins (within weeks), the fountain is to stay full-on from 6AM to 11PM. The construction should finish several days before the September 24, 2016, Rededication. Video: Marshall Square Park 1889 Fountain running daily for the first time in 60 years. Engraving for the first batch of granite coping stones, surrounding the […]

This happened today…

Tom—from our contractor, Pebble Pools—turned on and tested the Marshall Square Park fountain for the first time. With all seven sprays performing, it’s a glorious sight. Much more work needs doing, like installing the new fence and restoring the surrounding plaza; but it felt so good to see the sprays rising after over 60 years. […]

Here they come!

A Beautiful Gift! Last December, Ben & Pete Rotteveel of Dutch Grown LLC donated 2,000 daffodil bulbs — 13 different varieties — to FMSP for planting naturalized drifts in five areas of the park. On the E. Biddle Street drift, many daffodils are up and out. In other areas, many sprouts peek out for their […]