UPCC 125th Anniversary

In September 2011, University Park celebrated the 125th anniversary of our neighborhood.  Events included:

  • A walking tour around Observatory Park guided by residents Don and Carolyn Etter
  • Live music
  • A neighborhood history tent
  • Honoring of long time residents
  • Live auction
  • Sale of signed prints of a commemorative poster by artist Betsy Johnson Welty
  • A tree dedication
  • Chamberlin Observatory tours
  • Children’s activities
  • Potluck with food from neighborhood establishments

There are still a limited number of commemorative 11×17 prints of Betsy Johnson Welty’s watercolor of the Observatory available for $20. Click to purchase.

A huge thank you to our sponsors for contributing to the fun and success of the event. A complete list of sponsors and their donations follows.

Thank You to the Sponsors of the Event: