Saturday, December 3, 2022

Join the Old York Road Historical Society as it partners with the Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust for this annual program observing the anniversary of the Bryn Athyn Train wreck, which occurred 101 years ago on December 5, 1921. This head-on collision of two trains along the Newtown railway line resulted in the deaths of 26 persons.

Railroad historian Larry Eastwood will give a presentation on the train wreck with a Q&A period to follow. At 2:45PM, the assembled will commence a walk to the crash site led by Old York Road Historical Society President, David Rowland.

Pre-registration is required by December 2, 2022 through the Pennypack website event page. Society and Trust members are FREE, all others are $10.

The Pennypack Trust’s Visitors’ Center
2955 Edgehill Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006