Pastorius Park

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Coordinates: 40°04′16″N 75°12′18″W / 40.07111°N 75.20500°W / 40.07111; -75.20500

Pond in Pastorius Park
Works Progress Administration building in the park, built 1937

Pastorius Park is a 16-acre (6.5-ha) park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. It is maintained by the Fairmount Park Commission. Established in 1915, the park was named in honor of Francis Pastorius, a leader of early German immigrants to the area. It is located in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia, at Lincoln Drive and Abington Avenue. The park includes a pond and an amphitheater.[1]

The Chestnut Hill Community Association sponsors evening concerts at the park during the summer.[2]

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  1. ^ "Pastorius Park". ParkSource - City of Philadelphia. Archived from the original on October 8, 2007. Retrieved 2008-11-17.
  2. ^ "Pastorius Park Concerts". Chestnut Hill Business Association. Archived from the original on 2008-06-06. Retrieved 2008-11-17.