Jane I. Reed Park

P1000623

 

LOCATION

840 Frank Road
West Chester, PA 19380

 

DESCRIPTION

Jane I. Reed Park is adjacent to East Bradford Elementary School on Frank Road. This small park includes a small picnic area, a Gaga Ball court, and the wooded Peter W. Orr Nature Trail. Parking for this park is available at the elementary school parking lot. The park has been named after Jane I. Reed, who taught at the one room Copeland Schoolhouse and then at the new East Bradford Elementary School once it opened in the late 1950’s. Ms. Reed was very interested in nature and often took her students to this location to teach them the subject. The nature trail in the park has been named after Peter W. Orr, the longtime chairman of the Township Parks & Recreation Board who retired in 2012 after 20+ years of community service.

 

DIRECTIONS

From West Chester: Take Route 322 west towards Downingtown. Turn right onto Copeland School Road (if you reach Frank Road, you’ve gone about 1 mile too far). Continue about 0.9 mile. Copeland School Road will turn into Frank Road. Jane Reed Park is on the left, just past the East Bradford Elementary School.  Parking is in the school parking lot.

From Downingtown: Take Route 322 east towards West Chester. Take a slight left onto Frank Road (Frank Road is just past North Creek Road; if you reach the West Chester Bypass, you’ve gone a little too far). Continue about 0.6 mile. Jane Reed Park is on the right, just before the East Bradford Elementary School.  Parking is in the school parking lot.

 

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