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The Schuylkill River Greenways map is divided by Trailheads, Trail Towns and Places to Visit.
Located where French Creek meets the Schuylkill River, Phoenixvilles was home to the former Phoenix Steel Corporation. Established in 1790 as a nail factory, it later made iron products such as Civil War cannon and the famous Phoenix Column. The trail passes the now restored Phoenix Foundry building, which features a small visitors center open on Fridays. Phoenixville’s downtown includes a delightful variety of restaurants, breweries and shops. It is also home to the 1903 Colonial Theater which was featured in the 1958 movies, The Blob.