Archive for the ‘Willow Grove 300’ Category

Willow Grove 300 – Broadcasts of Lectures

August 9, 2011

The following programs held by the Willow Grove 300 will be available for viewing on the Township’s cable channels (Comast, Channel #965 and Verizon, Channel #41) on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday at 10:00 a.m. and again at 7:30 p.m.

  • August 2, 5 & 7 Willow Grove from 1900 to the Present (Lecture by Gretchen Elfreth)
  • August 9, 12 & 14 Willow Grove Park (Lecture by David Rowland)
  • August 16, 19 & 21 Manor of Moreland to 1887 (Lecture by Mildred Wintz)
  • August 23, 26 & 28 History of Aviation in Willow Grove (Lecture by Col. Gregory L. Marston)
  • Aug. 30, Sept. 2 & 4 Transportation in Willow Grove (Lecture by Ed Momorella)
Source: Upper Moreland Township Website
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Loyalty Day Parade returning to Willow Grove on Saturday, May 1, 2011

April 28, 2011

Although a Loyalty Day Parade hasn’t been in Upper Moreland for at least a decade, the former event is making a comeback on May 1st and kicking off Willow Grove’s Tri-Centennial celebration.

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Willow Grove 300 Events Update

March 14, 2011

The following is a list of events currently being scheduled for Willow Grove’s celebration of its 300th anniversary.

Special Events

  • Loyalty Day Parade2:00 Sunday May 1st
  • Marine Drum & Bugle Corps7:30 Tuesday May 10th
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Details of the Willow Grove Tri-Centennial Celebration – Willow Grove 300

December 15, 2010

The PowerPoint below was provided by the Chairman of the Willow Grove 300 committee, Dick Sayer.

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Willow Grove historian gearing up for 300th anniversary

June 2, 2010

Although most township residents probably don’t know that Nicholas More of England, bought 100,000 acres of property from William Penn in 1681 that would form the Manor of More and eventually Upper Moreland, Millie Wintz does.

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Willow Grove is planning to celebrate its 300th anniversary

May 2, 2010

Willow Grove 300, a name of an event that will be talked about frequently was mentioned formally in public for the first time. 

Dick Sawyer addresses the crowd in the Community Room at Giant Supermarket

Dick Sawyer addresses the crowd in the Community Room at Giant Supermarket

On May 29th, the Willow Grove Tri-Centennial Steering Committee began its roll out of the vision of the anniversary.   The roll out was held in the meeting room at the Giant Supermarket in Willow Grove and was well attended.

The Willow Grove 300 event is being scheduled to run from May 1, 2011 through June 5, 2011. (more…)