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Dates: 1/2/2018 - 12/30/2018
City / State: Phoenixville, PA
Event Name: Rising from the Ashes
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 110134 2018/Y1839
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10k/6k - 2B
Description: Open 8:00am-4:00pm daily, earlier some days. The walk is on the sidewalks of Phoenixville as well as short distances on trails and the Schuylkill Canal tow path.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Amphitheatres, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Honoring Our Flag, National Register of Historic Places, Take a Walk In a City Park, Treasure Hunt - A way to walk our precious trails, United States Post Offices, Walking the Path of Inventions, Walking the USA A - Z, Water Towers, You'll Never Walk Alone
Start Times:
Location: Steel City Coffeehouse
Start Point / Driving Directions: 203 Bridge St., Phoenixville, PA 19460 (484-924-8425). From west: Take PA-113E to Phoenixville. When 113 turns left on Gay St., continue straight on Bridge St. The coffeehouse is on the corner at Main Street. From east: Exit PA Turnpike at Valley Forge (Exit 326). Take US-422W to the Phoenixville/Collegeville exit, then take PA-29S to Phoenixville. When 29 turns left at Starr St., continue straight on Bridge St. The coffeehouse is on the corner of Bridge and Main Streets. Metered parking is available on the street and in the municipal parking lots. Free parking is available at the Borough Building (351 Bridge Street) only during non-business hours.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Stroll through historic Phoenixville, former home of Phoenix Steel and Griffin, Smith & Hill, makers of Phoenixville's famous Majolica Pottery. The Colonial Theatre, the centerpiece of Phoenixville's renaissance, was featured in "The Blob" (1958) and commemorates the film every summer during Blob Fest http://thecolonialthreatre.com/ Explore Phoenixville's streets and avenues to view its many historic homes, sites of interest, and parks. Cross several of its many bridges, sample some of its trails, and follow the Schuykill Canal tow path. Phoenixville features a farmers' market, many restaurants, wine bars, brew pubs, and a distillery, as well as numerous events and festivals (including Blob Fest, Phoenixville Food Week, the Dogwood Festival (May), the Phoenixville Blues Festival (September), Food Truck Festival and more).
Host Club: Chester County Red Rovers
Contact: Jeanne Marie Clancy (484) 432-8541
Website: www.redroverswalk.org
E-Mail Contact: clancygirl1@verizon.net