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 […]

FALL BLOCK PARTY!

Weather looks great for our Fall Block Party! Saturday, September 29, 2018, 5 to 8PM See our website for Party details. The caterer needs time to satisfy our crowd 😟, so please reserve ASAP!

What Will it Be?

Swing by the North Franklin side of Marshall Square Park (near Biddle) to see an amazing transformation over the next few weeks. Noted tree carver, Marty Long, is transforming a large tree trunk into a fantastic sculpture. This project came our way after the borough hired a tree service to top and remove a large […]

From Last Year’s Fall Party at the Cornell’s

You probably know someone in this group having cocktails before dinner. Hope to see you at this year’s Fall Block Party!   Saturday    September 29, 2018  (Rain Date, Sunday September 30) 5 to 8PM  East Virginia Avenue between N. Matlack & N. Walnut Come join your friends & invite new neighbors for a fun […]