|Alvethorpe Manor (built 1938)|
was once home to Lessing Rosenwald.
the son of the president and chairman
of Sears, Roebuck & Co.
|Windows of Alvethorpe Manor|
Lessing moved to Jenkintown, PA
to open a catalog supply center in Philadelphia
for the company.
|Scultpture Park at Abington Art Center|
Rosenwald donated his home to the local township as a cultural center.
Today it houses The Abington Art Center.
The grounds, open to the public at no charge,
display a changing collection of sculptures.
|Featuring me in Fairy Tales in Reflection: Mirror Mirror by Jeanne Jaffe|
You could spend an hour here wandering the trails
among the sculptures.
|Sea Spider by Karen Kieser|
But I am guessing the best time to come is in fall...
|Wait Upon by Jay Walker|
...when all the leaves are changing.
|The Old Abington Meetinghouse on the grounds.|
I bet it is gorgeous then.
|A Hint of Fall|
Abington Art Center
515 Meetinghouse Road
Jenkintown, PA 19046