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Roxborough: Family, Community, and Nature Since 1690  
“The Roxborough Development Corporation is a community-driven organization dedicated to provide a safe, clean environment, quality shopping, recreational and entertainment experience”.  
History  
The first Swede to come to Manatawney, a native American trail leading to Barren Hill, was Peter Lindstrom, in 1656. In 1680, the Court of Upland in England appointed Peter Rambo (a local Swede) to be in charge of maintaining the Manatawana. William Penn visited the area in 1682 and was amazed at how well organized the plantations in Manatawana were. The name was changed in 1690 to Roxburgh and incorporated in 1707 as Roxborough”.  
Shop Roxborough For The Holidays  

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WHY SHOP ROXBOROUGH?

When you Shop Roxborough this holiday season you'll find impressive savings from over 200 small businesses along Ridge Avenue in Roxborough. Visit our Facebook page from now until Christmas for the latest deals in the neighborhood. Be on the look out for local deals, gifts, food, drink and festivities.

FREE PARKING

DuPont Municipal Parking Lot514 DuPont Street
2 hours of free parking for shoppers between the hours of 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM Monday-Friday

Leverington Municipal Parking Lot 465 Leverington Ave and 4549 Mitchell Street
2 hours of free parking for shoppers between the hours of 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM Monday-Friday

On Sunday free meter parking along Ridge Avenue.

 
Coming Up   What Has Happened  

Leverington Gathering Place
A recent Schuylkill River Restoration Fund grant will allow stormwater best management practices to be installed at the vacant asphalt lot at 6170 Ridge Avenue. Existing asphalt will be removed and replaced with pervious concrete grid pavers. Additionally, a rain garden, stormwater runoff controls and native trees and shrubs will be installed as part of this parklet project. Check back soon for updates.


Why is Roxborough a great place to live?
Did you ever tell a friend, Roxborough is a great place without providing specific examples? Please consult our community fact sheet to guide your conversation.

 

 

Roxborough Dog Park Association Formed
The newly formed Roxborough Dog Park Association aims to create a fenced-in, off leash Dog Park on Mitchell Street between Shurs Lane and Pensdale Avenue. For more information or to get involved visit www.roxboroughdogpark.com.


RoxArt Gallery: Images & Impressions Opening

On November 16 the RoxArt Gallery held an opening reception for the Images and Impressions art exhibit. Original work in photography, painting, poetry, drawings and mixed media is on display until December 27, 2013.

 

 

 



 
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