Delaware County: Where Pennsylvania Began

Help celebrate over 250 years of American history in Delaware County

Visit

Delaware County has a multitude of historic sites, theaters, parks, museums, colleges and sports complex to visit. They all contribute to the heritage of Delaware County and Southeastern Pennsylvania.

 

Get Involved

Help celebrate America's 250th birthday with your organization or group, get involved with the planning of events, or just attend them. All levels of involvement are welcome.

Donate

Sponsorships and donations will help make this celebration a success, both leading up to 2026 and beyond. Sponsor an event or support the whole celebration. All levels are welcome.

  •  7/20/2022 08:45 AM - 7/20/2022 04:00 PM
  •   3616 S Galloway St, Philadelphia, PA 19148, USA

America250PA invites you to #JoinUs on National Pennsylvania Day, as we staff food banks across the Commonwealth! This July 20th, we are counting on you to #JoinUs at one of the 12 participating food banks near you. If you are able to volunteer a few hours of your time this Pennsylvania Day, please find your nearest food bank and complete our volunteer form on the 'More Info' button. Representatives from America250PADelco will be at Philabundance on July 20. Shifts are 8:45-12 and 12:45-4.

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  •  6/19/2022 01:00 PM - 6/19/2022 05:00 PM
  •   Rose Tree Park, Media, PA, USA

The celebration, hosted by Delaware County Council, the Delaware County Veterans Memorial Association, and Taylor Made Vets will feature live music, artistic performances from local schools, vendors, food, and more.

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  •  6/5/2022 11:00 AM - 6/5/2022 04:00 PM
  •   1682 Karakung Drive, Havertown, PA, USA

Fun for the whole family! Demonstrations, crafts, food, music, beer, etc. Craft vendors and non-profits are invited to register. The theme this year is railways, so help celebrate what helped develop Haverford Twp and all of Delco! Suggested donation $2.

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  •  5/30/2022 10:00 AM - 5/30/2022 02:00 PM
  •   poore park, team road, aston, 19014

Parade (including bike parade) starts staging at 10:30 at Rockdale Art Center (starts 11:15). Ends at Monument at New/Mount Roads where there will be music, food, gifts, raffles, etc. from 10 am onwards.

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History Talk: Party Like It's 1976! - At Nitre Hall

7/13/2021

As we prepare for the country’s 250th birthday, join local historian Jim Segrave-Daly to discuss how Philadelphia & Delaware County celebrated America’s bicentennial. From President Ford’s visit to Valley Forge & Philadelphia to the film “Independence” by Academy Award-winning director John Huston, the area celebrated in style. Joint program with Haverford Township Historical Society, Haverford Township Free Library and America250PADelco. Click Read More to watch the video.

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Delaware County becomes official partner to America250PA

7/21/2021

At the July 21, 2021 County Council meeting, Councilman Madden read out a Resolution supporting the Pennsylvania Commission for the United States semi-quincentennial (America250PA). Agenda item 7.A at the meeting. Item 9.E was for approval of applying for a PHMC HARC grant which, if successful, would involve America250PADelco in the third phase of the Collections Care project throughout Delaware County. Click the button to watch the video of both items.

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