Tricentennial Celebration 2013
JOIN US FOR THE
Friday, December 6, 2013
From 6:30pm to 8:30pm
UM Township Building
The Tricentennial Committee is excited to wrap up a tremendous year of special events by joining in the Parks and Recreation Department’s annual Holiday Hoopla! Join us for an evening of fun and entertainment.
Help count down to the lighting of the Tricentennial Eternal Tree and get warmed by the Finale Bonfire.
Click here for a flyer of the scheduled events.
Back by popular demand!
Recipes and Remembrances
Cookbook $20.00 each
Our custom cookbook contains a unique collection of recipes from Upper Merion residents as well as local restaurants, both past and present—including family favorites and many ethnic recipes. It is sure to be treasured for years to come.
A limited quantity will be available - Order today!
Click here to download the pre-order form now.
Pre-Orders are now being taken for the
100% Cotton and Proudly Made in the USA
Measures 68" wide by 52" high
Click here for the order form.
Come to Upper Merion's 300th Celebration!
In 2013, Upper Merion Township will be 300 years old! We are planning to throw an event-filled, year-long celebration highlighting all the great things about our community: its fine residents, its successful businesses, its excellent schools, and its rich history.
Thank You to all of our
Click here to see the list of sponsors.
Check out the Inquirer article on
the Tricentennial on Philly.com!
Click here to access the online article.
Tricentennial Commemorative Items
Looking for a unique and special gift?
check out our Tricentennial Commemorative Items for your holiday or birthday or "just for you" purchases. All proceeds benefit the celebration of Upper Merion's 300th Birthday! Commemorative items are available at the township cashier's window and at various events throughout the township.
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Planning the celebration will be more than half of the fun! Whether you are a local business or a proud resident, the Tricentennial Committee welcomes your ideas, your energy, and your participation!
To volunteer or to get more information, please contact: Chairperson Judy Vicchio or Staff Liaison Don Herbert at 610-265-2600 ext 235. Join the team and help plan an exciting year-long lineup of events and activities!
List of Committee Members
Additional plans in the works include:
- A Guest Speaker Series - monthly (Check calendar for dates)
Collection of Oral Histories, Photos, Videos and Memorabilia
A Tour of Township Historic Sites
YOU can help preserve Upper Merion History
We need YOUR photos, videos, memories and memorabilia of any Upper Merion
Whether your are from or live in King of Prussia, Gulph Mills, Swedeland, Swedesburg, Wayne, or any of the other great areas of our township, we are counting on YOU to help us collect and preserve photos, videos, memories, and more.
Commemorative items from past events
Oral or written personal or family history
What do you remember about when you moved here, grew up here, worked, went to school, church, belonged to a township organization - scouts, mothers club, Rotary, Optimists, team sports - the list goes on.
Contact us at
, or call Don Herbert at 610-265-2600 ext 235.