Music at Marshall update

Music at Marshall Marshall Square Park Picnic Concert POSTPONED! Tonight’s Music at Marshall concert is postponed until next Thursday, August 22. We regret having to postpone for the third time this year. Even though the sun is shining right now, the prediction is for scattered thunderstorms at concert time. Please join us next week for […]

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 […]

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 […]