Penn Treaty Park Listed in the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places

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From Spirit Community Newspapers by John Connors: “George Baker lived in Fishtown for many years and he was an advocate in the 1950’s and 60’s to have the Philadelphia Historical Commission take an interest in the many historic places in Kensington. George was a prolific writer and his love of the community prompted him to [read more]


Penn Treaty Park – Celebration of History and Achievement

The Penn Treaty Museum is proud to host a celebration to recognize the listing of Penn Treaty Park on the Registrar of Philadelphia Historic Places. Saturday, May 12th, 2012, at noon at Penn Treaty Park (Delaware and Columbia Ave.) Music provided by the Kensington Creative and Performing Arts High School-Drum Line Presentations: New Kensington CDC Preservation [read more]


Shadfest 2012 Recap

Thanks to the 5,000 people who attended Shadfest and made it a great day in the park. Special thanks to Shadfest Director and Friends Board Member Kristine Kennedy for her hard work in putting together a great lineup of food, bands and fun. Also, special thanks to the Penn Treaty Special Services District, Fishtown Beer [read more]


Photos from Shadfest 2012

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Here are some photos from our 2012 Shadfest; more photos from the event can be seen here. Thank you to Roman Blazic for taking and sharing these.


Photos from 2012 Fishing Derby

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Here are some photos from last week’s 2nd Annual Fishtown Fishing Derby. Thanks to photographer Roman Blazic. More photos can be seen on Roman’s Photobucket page.