Senior Scoop
June 17th Edition
Dear Whitemarsh Township!
Please find below community resources and some fun activities you can do from the comfort of your own home! Please share the newsletters and information with any friends or family, specifically area seniors. If they want to sign up to receive these newsletters they can e-mail us at ParksandRecreation@whitemarshtwp.org.

Stay safe and remember "Social Distancing",
The Parks and Recreation Team

A special thank you to our First Responders, medical staff, and everyone else who is working to keep our community safe.
Leeland Mansion / Old Borough Hall
Local history is something that we should learn and cherish as it gives us important insight into our past. We're going to continue this series with a look into a Conshohocken point of interest, Old Borough Hall otherwise known as the Leeland Mansion and now the Leeland Room!
Leeland Mansion / Old Borough Hall
Historical Events -

  • 1893 - Built in on the corner of Fayette St. and 8th Ave. "Leeland" was the grandiose and picturesque home of J. Elwood Lee. The twenty-three bedroom mansion also featured a two lane bowling alley on the second floor due to Lee's love of the sport. There is also an underground tunnel that connected the Leeland Mansion to the carriage house.
  • 1914 - J. Elwood Lee passes away and leaves his businesses and mansion to his family. Learn more about his history and many businesses in the second link below!
  • 1964 - The Borough of Conshohocken purchased Leeland Mansion from the owner at the time, The Manufacturers Club of Conshohocken. The building was then used as borough offices for many years, up until 2007. From 2007 until 2015, the first floor was used for council, planning commission and zoning hearing board meetings, while the carriage house was used as the police station.
  • 2017 - Old Borough Hall/Leeland Mansion was purchased by The HOW Group, a Conshohocken based company and is now operating as an event space called the Leeland Room.

Mindful Wellness

Try the free Daily New York Times Mini Crossword Puzzle. Check back each day for a new puzzle!
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Check out a new e-book or e-magazine by visiting our friends over at the William Jeanes Library. 

Mindful Exercises

Open the above Document and practice 6 different ways to ease your mind and body.
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Jigsaw Puzzles

Looking to do a puzzle, but don't have any? Try an online puzzle at https://www.jigsawplanet.com/
Community Resources
Whitemarsh Pharmacy is offering curbside pick up and free local delivery! Call them at 610-828-5222 for more information on fill prescriptions and ordering essential items and supplies.
The Market at Lafayette Hill is offering curbside pickup and delivery Monday-Friday.
For more information visit www.themarketoflafayettehill.com/
or call the store at 610-941-7101.
See a message from the Whitemarsh Police Department about COVID-19 related scams.

All GIANT stores will open for customers over the age of 60 from 6:00-7:00AM.
COVAID connects neighbors helping with getting groceries, picking up prescriptions, and more.
United Way of Pennsylvania Dial 211 or text your zip code to #898-211 to talk with a resource specialist for free.
Ready MontCo is a service from Montgomery County Dept. of Public Safety. Learn more information by visiting their website.