Visit our River of Revolutions Interpretive Center and take a walk on our Pottstown RiverWalk!
Docents Needed for Saturday Mornings!
We are seeking a few good volunteers who are willing to commit three-hours a month (9am-noon), on Saturdays from May to September, to welcome visitors to the Interpretive Center, and oversee the Bike Pottstown bike shares from our offices. See full position description here
Learn about the role the Schuylkill River region played in three revolutions: the American, Industrial and Environmental. The center features fun, interactive exhibits, as well as maps, video monitors, informative wall panels, and family-friendly displays. A new outdoor component, the Pottstown RiverWalk, features interpretive signs along a one-mile loop trail. Signs provide information on birds, wildlife, woodlands, recreation and watersheds in a beautiful setting.
The River of Revolutions Interpretive Center is located in the Schuylkill River Heritage Area headquarters at 140 College Drive in Pottstown. Highlights include:
•A table with a relief map of the Heritage Area.
•Text, graphics, displays and video related to: the Philadelphia Campaign during the American Revolution; the region’s coal mining and manufacturing history during the Industrial Revolution; and the environmental cleanup that saved the Schuylkill in the mid-20th century during the Environmental Revolution.
•A large wall map detailing visitor sites, recreational opportunities, significant trails and other points of interest.