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Dates: 5/20/2018 - 5/20/2018
City / State: Malvern, PA
Event Name: Historic Malvern & the Paoli Battlefield
Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 110857 
Distance - Trail Ratings: PA - 2B
Description: Explore Historic Malvern -- originally settled by Welch immigrants on land purchased from William Penn in the 17th Century. Long known as West Chester Intersection, the village was named Malvern in 1873 when the railroad was straightened to stop there, placing it on Philadelphia's famous Main Line. Malvern boasts varied architecture and a vibrant business district with many shops and restaurants. Walkers will also visit the Paoli Battlefield Site and Parade Grounds, where the Paoli Massacre took place on September 20, 1777.
Amenities: Strollers: hard | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Boardwalks, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Ice Cream Parlors, Take a Walk In a City Park, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: 9:30 am
Location: Malvern -- Burke Park
Start Point / Driving Directions: South Warren Avenue & Roberts Lane, Malvern, PA ---Route 202 to Route 29 South. Left on Route 30 East (right lane). Right on Old Lincoln Highway. Right on Old Lancaster Road. Left on North Warren Avenue to Burke Park Gazebo on left at Roberts Lane and South Warren Avenue.
Awards & Fees: A Award
Comments: Nearby points of interest include Immaculata University, the Wharton Esherick Studio and Museum (tours must be booked at least 48 hours in advance), Historic Sugartown, and Duffy's Cut.
Host Club: Chester County Red Rovers
Contact: Jeanne Marie Clancy (484) 432-8541
Website: www.redroverswalk.org
E-Mail Contact: clancygirl1@verizon.net