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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.

  • Slate Belt Rising
    SLATE BELT RISING Slate Belt Rising is looking for volunteers for committees that will assist the program to implement a community revitalization plan in the Boroughs of Wind Gap, Pen Argyl, Bangor and Portland. Please contact Stephen Reider at 484-523-0900 or at sreider@caclv.org for more information. Check out the program information on the web page. http://www.caclv.org/


    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


    Weona Carousel & Miniature Golf
    CAROUSEL & MINIATURE GOLF 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 except for our Summer Sizzle Sale from Wed. – Fri. when a round is only $3!!!!!! Please note the first 9 holes of Weona Park Golf is handicap accessible.


    PEN ARGYL BOROUGH COMMUNITY YARD SALES
    September 16th, 17th, & 18th ...COMMUNITY WIDE YARD SALES NO PERMIT NEEDED!!!!


    SUMMER SOUNDS
    SUMMER SOUNDS CONCERTS On five (5) Sunday evenings, free concerts will be held at the Park’s Band Shell. On some evenings our local non-profits provide refreshments which are available for purchase. Concerts begin at 6:00 P.M. • July 30th – Riverside Rhythm • August 13th − Music of Lee & Chris • August 27th − Headliners Thank you to our generous sponsors for this year’s concerts: Slate Belt Rising/Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley, Friends of Weona Park, Gaffney Parsons Family Funeral Homes, J. Wilson Enterprises, Inc., MC-2, Reimer Bros., Ruggiero Funeral Home LLC, State Representative Marcia Hahn, Wind Gap Electric, BJ Toy Company, Cascario's, Cuono’s Barber Shop, Hometown Brand Center, Merchants Bank, Sabatino Insurance Agency, Slate Belt Printers, Inc., Jennifer’s Salon & Consignment Shop, Reto’s Barber Shop, and Slate Belt Floor & Wallcovering, Inc. ALWAYS REMEMBER TO SUPPORT OUR LOCAL BUSINESSES!