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 […]

Annual Park Cleanup Tomorrow

Tomorrow, Saturday, April 22, is your chance to spruce up the park and showcase the new playground! Come join your fellow members and neighbors at 9AM to clean up the debris from this winter. We have mulch to place around the trees to protect them. If you have a wheelbarrow, please bring it with you, […]