Perkasie Park Founders Day A Big Success
Perfect weather and a big crowd made the third annual Perkasie Park Founders’ Day a landmark success for the historic camp meeting celebrating its 133rd anniversary on August 8, 2015.
More than 200 people visited the Park to take cottage tours, listen to the Sweet Adelines and the Upper Buck Senior Center Orchestra, and go back in time at the privately owned 21-acre facility
“Thanks to everyone who helped make Founders’ Day a big success. We had people from Perkasie, three local counties and New Jersey who came to the event. Counting folks who organized the event and opened their cottages, at least 20 cottagers worked together to make this a big weekend for the Park,” said Scott Bomboy, president of the Perkasie Park Association.
Local news coverage included a story on page A3 of the The Intelligencer and the Bucks County Herald will have a story later this week.
Perkasie Park features 60 Victorian-era cottages, a historic outdoor auditorium, and other buildings located on 21 acres of open space within Perkasie Borough. It is a summertime community for association members who travel from as near as South Perkasie and as far as Texas, Florida and Arizona to spend time at Perkasie Park.
“Most people who visit the Park for services and events, or to see friends and family,
Perkasie Park received a determination of eligibility for the National Register of Historic Places in 2014, and it has been designated as a Historic Structure by Perkasie Borough. Its auditorium is on the Bucks County Heritage Conservancy list. The Park has held summertime religious services in the auditorium since 1882 and it has hosted services for nearly every religious group in the local Perkasie/Pennridge region.
Perkasie Park History Presentation
These are slides, nearly 90 of them, from our history presentation given to the Perkasie Historical Society in September 2013. Thanks to everyone who contributed photos and information.
Park Video From 1993
Enjoy a drive around Perkasie Park on Memorial Day in 1993.
The PPA is a nonprofit organization that owns and operates the current Perkasie Park.
The park is privately owned and its members keep the heritage of the park going strong.
The public is allowed in the park for certain events during the summer.
What Is Perkasie? It's More Than A Town
Perkasie may be the best-kept secret in Bucks County. The area is rich in history--going back to the days of William Penn,
Modern Perkasie is a diverse small-town community that's close to Philadelphia, New Hope and Lancaster County.
Learn more about Perkasie.
Members Only Access
If you are a current Park member or shareholder, get updates on private events at the Park, dates of services, and updates on our new blog, and Facebook page.
Get access using the Contact Us form on this page, or speak with a board member.
Quotes From The Past
"To those seeking rest for the body, stimulus for the mind and profit for the soul, we extend a cordial invitation." -- Park souvenir booklet, 1924
Pictures of The Park Since 1898
Go back in time and see what life was like in a Victorian summer village.
Our Proud Historic Sponsors!
Between 1900 and 1930, only the best businesses in Perkasie and other locations sponsored our annual Souvenir booklet. Check out the ads below!
On a very limited basis, the Perkasie Park Association will rent out its historic Pavilion for wedding services and other activities.
The Pavilion is mostly used for religious services, and it's on the Bucks County historic register. Use our Contact Us form to get more on his unique facility!