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    • The Vaux Box

Planning underway for a new river wards history museum

The Native American, colonial and industrial artifacts discovered during I-95 construction through the river wards and a collection of documents and objects commemorating the Treaty of Friendship signed between William Penn…

    • The current Columbia Avenue and a prospective future

Ideas for the Columbia Avenue Connector project

The Columbia Avenue of the future will likely be lined with trees, but just how many specimens remains under discussion.Some neighbors of the Fishtown street are concerned about sacrificing parking…

    • Design work about to begin for next river-to-city connector street

Design work about to begin for next river-to-city connector street

Design work will soon begin on a project that the city hopes will make the connection between Fishtown and the Delaware River more obvious and pleasant.Prompted by PennDOT's plans to…

    • Penn Treaty Park vandalized; reward offered for information

Penn Treaty Park vandalized; reward offered for information

Earlier this week, vandals entered Penn Treaty Park and defaced the statue of William Penn, the stone surrounding the Penn monument, the old Treaty Tree area and large portions of the…

    • PennDOT gets more feedback on I-95 redo. Final designs coming by fall

PennDOT gets more feedback on I-95 redo. Final designs coming by fall

Earlier this week, PennDOT representatives reported back to folks who live along the I-95 corridor, near the area between Shackamaxon and Palmer streets, with some mock-ups of what their ideas for…

    • Click to see a self-portrait by Peter Prusinowski, from his website

Fishtown resident to begin 2,000-mile walk retracing the migration some Lenape Indians' made to Oklahoma

A Fishtown resident wanting to raise awareness of Lenape Chief Tamanend and his Treaty of Friendship with William Penn will Wednesday morning begin an 8-month, 2,000 mile walk to Oklahoma. Peter…

    • Shad swim along a new Penn Treaty Park mural

A chance to see new Penn Treaty Park inspired art, and artifacts, too

Back in the 1680s, William Penn and the Lenni Lenape Native Americans are believed to have signed a treaty of peace and friendship beneath a grand elm tree that grew in…

    • View from the Conrail property. Photo from the Central Delaware Master Plan website

Possibilities for the north section of the Central Delaware include a history museum and amphitheater

Planners are thinking of the area around Penn Treaty Park and the PECO substation as the cultural and civic hub of the northern portion of the Central Delaware Waterfront.The PECO…

    • A park, a party, and a whole lot of fundraising

A park, a party, and a whole lot of fundraising

When the jazz plays and the champagne flows at Penn Treaty Park's annual nighttime soirée next month, boosters will toast the completion of the plan for the park's future and honor…

    • Duncan Munson does a grass dance

Lenape chiefs, Indian scholar reflect on Penn Treaty history

March 5, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Two hundred years ago today, at what is now Fishtown’s Penn Treaty Park, a storm felled a huge tree that witnessed a…

    • Penn Treaty Elm

Paying homage to a great tree

Feb. 3, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyAn elm tree that served as backdrop for the promise of peace and survived a war-time wood shortage continues to grow in…

    • Penn Treaty Park plan

Big ideas for future of Penn Treaty Park

May 1, 2009By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyPenn Treaty Park could one day have an island accessible by a foot bridge, a cafe, wetlands, a fishing pier, and a…

Treaty Elm event at Penn Treaty Park Thursday, artifacts on display

The anniversary of the falling of the Great Elm beneath which William Penn signed a peace treaty with the Lenape Indians will be marked with stories and music Thursday night. The…

    • Penn Treaty Park

Penn Treaty master plan process begins

Feb. 27 Watch the video By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyFans of Penn Treaty Park yesterday filled the basement of Fishtown's First Presbyterian Church to have their say on the…

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