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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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  • LOOKOUT LABOR DAY!
    Lookout Fire Co. #1 80th Annual Labor Day Celebration September 4th - September 7th, 2015 Weona Park, Pen Argyl, PA Friday, September 4th, 5:00pm till 10:30pm $15 Ride Special - 6:00pm till 9:45pm (Rides in the Ball Field Only) Uncle Smiley - 6:30pm till 10:30pm Saturday, September 5th, 5:00pm till 11:00pm Sidekick Band - 6:00pm till 10:30pm FIREWORKS - 10:30pm (Rain Date Sunday at 10:00pm) Sunday, September 6th, 3:00pm till 10:00pm "FAMILY DAY" $15 Ride Special - 4:00pm till 8:00pm (Rides in the Ball Field Only) Baby Parade - 4:30pm -Registration to start at 3:30pm (Located at the Main Stage) Jump Start Band - 6:00pm till 10:00pm BIG wheel Race - 6:30pm - Registration starts at 6:00pm (Located in the old tennis courts behind Main Stage ) SPONSORED by Cozy Barn Hinton & Sons Monday, September 7th 2:00pm till 9:00pm "PARADE DAY" Parade Registration at Borough Hall - 9:00am till 12:00pm(Noon) Register for the parade at : www.lookoutfireco.com/news/index/layoutfile/registration 80th Annual LABOR DAY PARADE 1:00PM Labor Day Parade Award Ceremony 5:30pm Inch and the Echoes 6:00pm till 9:00pm Grand Raffle Prize Drawing 9:00pm FOOD *DRINKS *GAMES*RIDES *CASH BINGO LOOKOUT FIRE CO. BEER GARDEN * FREE LIVE ENTERTAINMENT FREE ADMISSION * FREE PARKING * PLUS SO MUCH MORE!! FOR VENDOR INFORMATION OUR TO BE A N EVENT SPONSOR EMAIL US AT: laborday@lookoutfireco.com ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT LOOKOUT FIRE CO. NO.1 FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.LOOKOUTFIRECO.COM OR EMAIL US AT