“Krebs Tavern” (now apartments) was a landmark and still stands at the intersection of Big Road and New Hanover Square Road. It was a tavern from before 1742 until about 1920.

Parks & Recreation


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many events previously scheduled throughout the year will not be offered this year.  The Township is offering a Fishing Derby event which is open to children ages 12 and younger.  The fishing derby will take place at Hickory Park, 2140 Big Road and will  be held on May 15 with a rain date of May 16 if necessary.  Anglers may toss in their lines to catch some very hungry trout beginning at 9:00 AM with the event concluding at 11:00 AM.  Prizes will be awarded for the smallest, the largest, the first caught, and the most fish caught.   A preregistration form including a "Wavier and Release of All Claims and Assumptions of Risk" must be signed by the parent of each child participating.  Completed registration forms may be emailed to   

The Township's 33rd annual Fall Frolic is currently in its planning stage.  The event will take place at Hickory Park, 2140 Big Road, Gilbertsville, PA and promises to be a fun day with something for everyone.   Stay tuned for updates and our September date.