Our Accomplishments

  • Occupancy of the Locktender's House, 1983
  • Development of picnic area at Longford Road
  • Installation of 2 canoe launches on the river
  • Clearing portage from the river to the canal.
  • Provision of sanitation and trash services.
  • Development of area master plan.
  • Nature trail and walking areas.
  • Reconstruction of the Wastewater Weir
  • Exterior restoration of the 1836 Locktender's House
  • Restoration of vital water control gate
       Flume Opening at Lock 60
  • Reconstruction of storm water culvert and original towpath
       at the 1st ravine
  • Restoration of Lock 60, the only operating lock on the
       Schuylkill River
  • Restoration of the Twin Lock Control Gate
  • Installation of handicap-accessible restrooms


Awards & Recognition

  • Phoenixville Jaycees
        Community Betterment
        Award, 1984
  • 1st Place, Take Pride in
        Pennsylvania, 1987
  • 1st Place, Take Pride in
        America, 1987
  • National Register of
        Historic Places, 1988
  • Schuylkill River Heritage
        Area Special Recognition
        Award, 2005
  • Montgomery County
        Planning Commision Land
        Development Special
        Recognition Award, 2005


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