Weccacoe Community Center

Support the Queen Village Community Center

To help transform today's run-down Weccacoe Recreation Center into tomorrow's Queen Village Community Center, please consider making a donation today.

Bodine Street Community Garden

Bodine Street Community Garden

This beloved urban garden space has been a neighborhood fixture for over 30 years.  It is lovingly tended to by several families in the neighborhood and is the site for many communal activities, including an annual Halloween event.

Weccacoe Playground

Weccacoe Playground

Weccacoe Playground is central neighborhood spot for recreation, fun and greenery.  The playground also houses a recreation center, which serves as the QVNA office and a great place for community activities and committee meetings.

Shot Tower

Sparks Shot Tower

Built in the early 1800s, the Shot Tower had originally produced shot for hunters but soon became a key manufacturer of ammunition during the War of 1812. Today, the Shot Tower serves as a recreation center and playground for small children.

Beck Park

Beck Park

Located on the northeast corner of Beck and 2nd Streets, the Beck Street Park was created by a dedicated group of volunteers. The marble polar bears were commissioned and donated by one of the volunteers.

Friends of Bainbridge Green

Support the Bainbridge Green Revitalization Project

Help the Friends of Bainbridge Green beautify the park on Bainbridge Street between Third and Fifth by redesigning the four existing sitting areas and improving the park that runs along the center of the street.

Gloria Dei Church

Gloria Dei (Old Swedes') Church

Gloria Dei Episcopal Church is the oldest church building in Pennsylvania, and among the oldest in the country. Because of its unique historical significance it was designated as a National Historic Site in 1942.

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