My mom would buy hoagies for lunch, which was also a novelty treat back then and a welcomed change from the ham and cheese, tuna or P&J that we were packed for lunch on every other school day. Carousel at Lenape Park, 1948. About ten years ago, I went on a school trip with one of my own kids to Dorney Park in Allentown. Chances are, he got a band-aid and ran back to get on the next ride. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch. On 700-1280 Lenape Rd, West Chester PA we have 39 property listings for the 227 residents and businesses. Check out my other postcards. Come on, this was decades ago! Before we even went in, every student and chaperone had to empty their backpacks at the gate so security could check through them. West Point Park and Lenape Park: Cherishing fond memories of the annual school picnic, County doc issues precautions in wake of coronavirus, LEARN coalition calls for charter school reform across region, Delco council posts job openings, will focus on ethics, Ridley alum named 2019 Airman of the Year by Air Force Association, Judge issues order allowing DELCORA sale to Aqua, Rap Song Comments on the Silent Self-Destruction of Black Males in America, Perry a 'no' vote on COVID relief, citing objections similar to Trump's over foreign aid. This was also the place where many “who likes who” romances blossomed. Discover home values, school ratings and comprehensive neighborhood data for West Chester, PA, 19382. Water bottles in case the poor kids got thirsty? Deerfield Golf & Tennis Club 507 Thompson Station Rd. The society has painstakingly assembled the few remnants of Lenape Park, which – from the early 1920s until its recent years as the Brandywine Picnic Park â€“ … A Ridley Township native has been named one of the top airmen for his service to the U.S. Air Force. ft. single-family home is a 4 bed, 4.0 bath property. Lenape Park was one of the first trolley parks to open in the state. Readers can e-mail Peg DeGrassa at or write her at DCNN, 1914 Parker Avenue, Holmes, PA 19043. 22 Acres along the Brandywine River Located at the intersection of Rt 52 and Lenape Rd West Chester—Chester County Pa Fully equipped The 4,056 sq. Lenape Pizza, West Chester: See 14 unbiased reviews of Lenape Pizza, rated 4.5 of 5 on Tripadvisor and ranked #102 of 245 restaurants in West Chester. How funny is it that back then  everyone felt West Chester and Upper Gwynedd were both such a hike? I asked others on my Facebook page, what they remembered about going to their school picnic.