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Brady’s Run Maple Syrup Festival

This annual event, held at the Bradys Run Park Lodge, celebrates the arrival of the maple syrup from the park trees each Spring. Each year approximately 30,000 people visit this unique event. (To handle crowds of this size, complimentary shuttles are provided throughout the park).  The festival is taking place this year on April 5 […]

Meeting Confirmation – Friday, March 28

Pat Shoaf, of the Ellwood City Historical Society, confirmed that we can meet at their facility on Friday, March 28. Thanks, Pat! As I mentioned previously, we thought it might be fun to have a short presentation about the location of the structures and features (including rides) of the park near its end in 1911. […]

Rock Point Park Meeting

Hello everyone! Sorry about not setting a date yet for the upcoming Rock Point Park Discussion Meeting. We were shooting for mid-March, but it looks like the most likely date could be March 28 (Friday). We should know more by early next week, but I didn’t want to leave everyone wondering what was going on. […]

March Meeting

We are working with Pat Shoaf of the Ellwood City Historical Society to plan a Rock Point Park meeting for mid-March. Right now, we’re looking at Friday, March 14 or Friday, March 21 as possibilities. We are very grateful to the ECHS for allowing us the use of their facility for our meetings. For this meeting, we will […]


I would love to add everyone who attended last week’s Friends of Rock Point Park Meet & Greet at the Ellwood City Historical Society to the "Contributors" page.  Everyone who attended added to the conversation, and we all had a wonderful opportunity to learn from each other. I invite everyone who attended the meeting to send me an email […]

January 2008 Meet & Greet

Despite the snow-covered ground and frigid temperatures, last night’s "Friends of Rock Point Park" Meet & Greet hosted more than 40 attendees. Everyone had a chance to introduce themselves, and share their interest in the history of Rock Point Park. It was a wonderful evening, with many great stories told, and items displayed. After the […]

Rock Point Park Meet & Greet

Good news! We’ve locked in a date for our first get-together! We invite you to attend the Rock Point Park Meet & Greet at the Ellwood City Historical Society building on Friday, January 25th, at 7PM. In addition to myself, we will be joined by Merle Schilling and Pat Shoaf of the Historical Society. The Historical […]

“Friends of Rock Point Park” Meeting

We are planning a get-together for anyone with interest in Rock Point Park. We’re looking into putting something together for January or February, 2008. The Ellwood City Historical Society has graciously offered the use of their meeting room. I thought we might keep this first meeting as more of a social time; a time to […]