August 12 the family theatre series presents the gruffalo and other stories cosponsored by the walking fish theater and penn treaty park august 22 quizzo at the park the friends of penn treaty park is a community organization dedicated to preserving and enhancing the beauty and usefulness of historic penn treaty park.
A destination playground for penn treaty park ribboncutting ceremony celebrates new playground at riverfront park in fishtown hooray for play fishtown children friends of penn treaty park and city officials cut the ribbon to officially open the new playground at penn treaty park.
Named for the peace treaty that william penn and the lenni lenape tribes forged at the site in 1682 penn treaty park is a prominent and heavilyused seven acre park situated on the central delaware waterfront.
Penn treaty park is located on the western bank of the delaware river in the fishtown area of philadelphia off of delaware ave and beach street in the southern part of the park there is a walkway surrounding an open field great for dog walking and picnicking.
Todays free neighborhood chamber concert in penn treaty park will go on today sunday july 22 2018 with a modified schedule weather permitting food trucks arrive and preconcert activities begin at 1 pm and the concert with philadelphia orchestra brass and percussion ensembles begins at 3 pm google play and the google play.
According to legend pennsylvania founder william penn signed his treaty of peace with the local lenape tribe under an elm tree just off the delaware river in 1683 in what is now known as penn treaty park though the tree fell in a storm in 1810 the city officially opened penn treaty park in.
The new playground at penn treaty park officially opened june 14 replacing an old floodprone play space with little separation between bigger and smaller kids improvements have been in the works for quite some time said kathryn ott lovell the commissioner of philadelphia parks and recreation at a ribboncutting ceremony.