Train Crash Walk

sat03dec1:30 pmsat4:00 pmTrain Crash Walk1:30 pm - 4:00 pm 1725 Huntingdon Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006

Event Details

Train Crash Walk

Saturday, December 3rd, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM

On December 5, 1921, a head-on train collision on the Newtown railroad line near the Creek Road Bridge killed 26 passengers and crew members and injured 70 others.  Join us to learn more about this catastrophe during a presentation in the Pennypack Trust Visitor’s Center. Following the talk, we will walk to the crash site around 2:45 PM. Railroad historian Larry Eastwood and Old York Road Historical Society President David Rowland will lead the proceedings. Co-sponsored by the Old York Road Historical Society. Pre-registration required by December 2nd. Space is limited for the lecture held in the Pennypack Trust Visitor’s Center. Pennypack Trust and Old York Road Historical Society Members free; non-members $10.

Time

(Saturday) 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Location

The Lord's New Church

1725 Huntingdon Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006

Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust