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The 100th Anniversary of the Bryn Athyn Train Wreck of 1921

  • Sponsor: Newtown Theatre
  • Co-Sponsor: Newtown Historic Association
  • Location: Newtown Theatre
  • Dates: February 15, 2022
  • Address: 120 N State St, Newtown, PA 18940
  • Phone: (267) 679-9287
  • Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Price: $5 per person

The evening will begin with a special viewing of the documentary film, " The Bryn Athyn Train Wreck of 1921" by Thomas Lynskey, a local historical filmmaker. Mr Lynskey specializes in historically-based media content, ranging from documentaries and dramatic short films to virtual reality experiences and educational software, and has produced several films on shipwrecks, including the Titanic.
The movie will be followed by a lecture by David Rowland, President of the Old York Road Historical Society. Mr Rowland has been researching and lecturing on the Bryn Athyn Train Wreck for the past 15 years. He also leads the annual Pennypack Trust walking tour to the crash site.

The 100th Anniversary of the Bryn Athyn Train Wreck of 1921