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Welcome

Welcome to the Borough of Pen Argyl. Pen Argyl Municipal Building is located at 11 N. Robinson Avenue, Pen Argyl, PA 18072 Pen Argyl, a town of 3600 residents, is located in Northampton County, PA, and is near Routes 33 and 80 at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountain and the Appalachian Trail. Our community began in 1853 when Joseph Kellow discovered slate. Pen Argyl received its name from a Welsh word meaning “head” and from the Anglo-Saxon word “argylite” meaning slate rock. With the influx of quarrymen from Cornwall, England, the town began to grow and was incorporated in 1882 and became part of the area known as the Slate Belt. Currently there is still one slate quarry that is still in operation. The quarrymen and their families brought with them the baking of “pasties”, a beef meat pie, which was the popular food to take to work in the quarries. Pasties can still be bought today at Mr. Pasties located in Pen Argyl. Today Pen Argyl is known for its historic Dentzel carousel which is housed at Weona Park. This carousel was purchased in 1923 and is one of the few remaining Dentzel carousels that has stationary wooden animals. The carousel is open for rides during the summer park season.


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    These Special Notices are non regularly scheduled events. Weather conditions and other seasonal notices will be fond here.

  • WEONA PARK CAROUSEL & MINIATURE GOLF SCHEUDLE
    Our National Historical Registered Carousel and Golf Course will be open Wednesday-Friday evenings 3 P.M.-9 P.M; Saturday and Sundays 12 Noon – 9 P.M., weather permitting. Carousel Rides are $1. A round of golf is $5 per person. Please note the first 9 holes of Weona Park Golf is handicap accessible.


    National Geographic Scenic, Wild Delaware RIver Geotourism
    Take a look at our beautiful Carousel featured on this web site!!! http://delawareriver.natgeotourism.com/content/weona-park-carousel/del6213daa0b751fccbb


    SUMMER SOUNDS
    SUMMER SOUNDS CONCERTS On five (5) Sunday evenings, free concerts will be held at the Park’s Band Shell. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Concerts begin at 6:00 P.M. • June 19th --Inch & the Echoes • July 3rd –Easton Municipal Band • July 17th –Brian Brazil & the Hard Case Blues Band • July 31st--Elvis • August 14th --Desire Thank you to our generous sponsors for this year’s concerts: Gary Lee's Brown Daub Kia-ThatFamilyGuy.com, Barry Isett & Associates, Ruggiero Funeral Home, Gaffney Parsons Family Funeral Homes, Friends of Weona Park, MC2, Cascario’s Beer Distributors, Forza Sports, Slate Belt Floor & Wall Covering, Cuono’s Barber Stylist and Reto’s Barber/Shop. ALWAYS REMEMBER TO SUPPORT OUR LOCAL BUSINESSES!