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Village of Foxburg

Village of Foxburg: Photo By Dennis Keyes

This glacier molded territory known as Penn’s Woods or Pennsylvania was deeded to William Penn in 1681 by King Charles II. As the legend goes, a fellow Quaker (a physician by the name of Fox) was owed a debt by William Penn. The two agreed that the payment would be a parcel of land in the great wild west…as much as could be walked from sunup to sundown.

An ingenious man, he hired the fastest local Indian to walk for him on June 21st…the longest day of the year. As a result he became the owner of 1,800 acres of forest spanning the beautiful Allegheny and bordered on the south by the rapids of the Clarion river. Time passed and one day an heir, Joseph Mickle Fox, came to settle the tract of land. In 1845 he built a large stone mansion complete with stables and barn. These buildings are still standing in excellent condition. You can see them hidden among the hillside trees high above the flowing rivers.

Joseph Mickle Fox was responsible for bringing the game of golf to Foxburg after enjoying it in St. Andrews, Scotland. He formed the Foxburg Country Club in 1887. Originally only five holes, the course has the distinction of being the oldest golf course in continuous use in the United States.

It was grandson Joseph Logan Fox who built the roads, bridges and railroads to link the tiny hamlet to such far away communities as Clarion, Butler, Emlenton and Parker’s Landing. This man who accomplished so much in such a short time died at the age of twenty-nine.

Today this historic community is being rediscovered by those wanting to relax and get back to life’s simple pleasures.

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Aug
5
Tue
6:00 pm Mark DeWalt and Catro @ The Allegheny Grille
Mark DeWalt and Catro @ The Allegheny Grille
Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mark DeWalt and Catro @ The Allegheny Grille | Parker | Pennsylvania | United States
ARCA’s 2014 JazzFest presents a return of Mark DeWalt and Catro by popular demand on Sunday, July 27, from 6:00 to 9:00 PM on the deck of Foxburg’s Allegheny Grille. The 2014 JazzFest presented by[...]
6:00 pm The 2 of Us Live @ The Allegheny Grille
The 2 of Us Live @ The Allegheny Grille
Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The 2 of Us Live @ The Allegheny Grille | Parker | Pennsylvania | United States
Come out and see Scott attempt to play the guitar with one arm this Tuesday night. This should be fun though I have been assured he bought a couple kazoos to replace his guitar parts. Once again[...]
Aug
8
Fri
8:00 am Foxburg Hickory National Golf To... @ Foxburg Golf Course & Country Club
Foxburg Hickory National Golf To... @ Foxburg Golf Course & Country Club
Aug 8 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Foxburg Hickory National Golf Tournament @ Foxburg Golf Course & Country Club | Parker | Pennsylvania | United States
Take a stroll down memory lane as you tee-off with a good old fashioned hickory club on the rolling mounds of one of the country’s oldest golf courses, at the up and coming Foxburg Hickory[...]
Aug
9
Sat
8:00 am Foxburg Hickory National Golf To... @ Foxburg Golf Course & Country Club
Foxburg Hickory National Golf To... @ Foxburg Golf Course & Country Club
Aug 9 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Foxburg Hickory National Golf Tournament @ Foxburg Golf Course & Country Club | Parker | Pennsylvania | United States
Take a stroll down memory lane as you tee-off with a good old fashioned hickory club on the rolling mounds of one of the country’s oldest golf courses, at the up and coming Foxburg Hickory[...]
Aug
12
Tue
6:00 pm The Ryver Nymphs Live @ The Allegheny Grille
The Ryver Nymphs Live @ The Allegheny Grille
Aug 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Ryver Nymphs Live @ The Allegheny Grille | Parker | Pennsylvania | United States
Join Deanna and Nancy, The Ryver Nymphs, as they share their musical talents. If you enjoy good food, cold drinks and live entertainment this is where you want to be!       
Aug
17
Sun
4:00 pm Outdoor Bluegrass Concert – The ... @ 352 Foxview Road Foxburg PA 16036
Outdoor Bluegrass Concert – The ... @ 352 Foxview Road Foxburg PA 16036
Aug 17 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Outdoor Bluegrass Concert – The DePue Brothers Band @ 352 Foxview Road Foxburg PA 16036
 BLUEGRASS AT ITS BEST And an Event you will not want to miss – an Outdoor Concert of World Class Music in one of the most beautiful locations in western Pennsylvania – stately RIverStone Farm,[...]
6:30 pm ARCA Membership Picnic and Dance @ 352 Foxview Road Foxburg PA 16036
ARCA Membership Picnic and Dance @ 352 Foxview Road Foxburg PA 16036
Aug 17 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
ARCA Membership Picnic and Dance @ 352 Foxview Road Foxburg PA 16036
Become a Member of ARCA By Sunday, August 3 And Attend Both the DePue Brothers Band Concert AND the Membership Pig Roast Dinner and Dance on Sunday, August 17 at beautiful RiverStone Farm  EXTENDED TO SUNDAY, AUGUST 3:[...]
Aug
19
Tue
6:00 pm Mark DeWalt and Catro @ The Allegheny Grille
Mark DeWalt and Catro @ The Allegheny Grille
Aug 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mark DeWalt and Catro @ The Allegheny Grille | Parker | Pennsylvania | United States
ARCA’s 2014 JazzFest presents a return of Mark DeWalt and Catro by popular demand on Sunday, July 27, from 6:00 to 9:00 PM on the deck of Foxburg’s Allegheny Grille. The 2014 JazzFest presented by[...]
6:00 pm The 2 of Us Live @ The Allegheny Grille
The 2 of Us Live @ The Allegheny Grille
Aug 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The 2 of Us Live @ The Allegheny Grille | Parker | Pennsylvania | United States
Come out and see Scott attempt to play the guitar with one arm this Tuesday night. This should be fun though I have been assured he bought a couple kazoos to replace his guitar parts. Once again[...]
Aug
26
Tue
6:00 pm The Ryver Nymphs Live @ The Allegheny Grille
The Ryver Nymphs Live @ The Allegheny Grille
Aug 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Ryver Nymphs Live @ The Allegheny Grille | Parker | Pennsylvania | United States
Join Deanna and Nancy, The Ryver Nymphs, as they share their musical talents. If you enjoy good food, cold drinks and live entertainment this is where you want to be!       

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