Saturday, April 9, 2011

Robert Folwell and the Brentwood Trailhead

On May 20, 2011 at 6:45 AM, Mayor McMahon and Robert Folwell of the SRGA will join WalkBikeBerks for our annual Bike Ride to celebrate Bike Month. We'll be meeting at the Brentwood Trailhead. Below is an excellent article to tell you more about the trailhead written by our guest speaker, Robert Folwell. Schuylkill River Greenway land deals benefit both industry and public access By Robert Folwell In 1998, Brentwood Industries approached Schuylkill River Greenway Association about the possibility of acquiring a piece of the Thun Trail right-of-way for parking to serve their operations, located on Route 10 (Morgantown Road). That conversation opened the door to a series of actions over the next several years during which time Brentwood acquired additional land totaling nearly 50 acres to develop an industrial park and to construct a new plant twice the site the size of their facility. To continue reading, click here.

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