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The Inquirer: "50 acres to be preserved at Northeast Philly mental health hospital grounds"

Sep 7, 2018

By Frank Kummer, Updated: September 7, 2018

Friends Hospital, the nation’s oldest private psychiatric hospital, is situated on 100 acres next to Tacony Creek Park — a rare piece of privately owned bucolic land in crowded Northeast Philadelphia off busy Roosevelt Boulevard.  And its owners with Quaker roots want it to stay that way.

On Thursday, the Natural Lands trust announced it struck a deal with the Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation to place nearly half that land, 49 acres, under permanent conservation easement to protect it from development. As part of the easement, the public will have access to a forest on the property that adjoins the park.

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