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Historic Elements of the Wissahickon with Bruce McDowell

May 4, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Meet at Ten Box

Starting at Ten Box (Washington’s Rock)  this walk to the Walnut Lane bridge will allow an appreciation of the Lower Wissahickon. Elements include viewing an engagement point of the battle of Germantown from October 4, 1777, sites of an abandoned mill and Inn, the Bluestone bridge, as well as the Walnut Lane Bridge. This walk is along the main travel path between Germantown and Roxborough prior to completion of the Walnut Lane Bridge.

Level: Easy

Registration is recommended for all hikes (required if indicated) so that participants can be informed of weather or other emergency cancellations. Unless otherwise specified, Trail Ambassador Walks may be on rocky, rugged trails that may be wet and slippery. Wear sturdy shoes or boots with socks. Long pants are recommended for protection against occasional poison ivy and possible ticks. Bring water and a snack if desired. Unless otherwise noted, children over six are welcome if accompanied by a responsible adult. Walks are cancelled in heavy rain or icy conditions. For more information contact Sarah Marley at Visit for updates.

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May 4, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Ten Box
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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