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Monday, August 3, 2009

In the News - Former Fegely's Reading Diner

We last visited this O'Mahony "Monarch" model diner seven months ago at its storage location on Carsonia Avenue in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania. About that time there were claims the diner had fallen into disrepair. When we arrived on site we found that not to be completely accurate. Although the diner's about seventy years old, the interior looked almost factory original. Agilitynut has some nice pictures of it here.

During that visit we had an opportunity to talk with a board member of the Archbury Foundation about the diner and its future. The month prior an article written by David Mekeel appeared online in the Reading Eagle. It mentioned the possibility of the diner moving a short distance away, to the Antietam Valley Recreation and Community Center.

Those plans for the diner have changed. Today WFMZ reports the diner is on the way to Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles.

As with any structure of its age, this diner will require a certain level of restoration. We'll post more information here as it becomes available.

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The Archbury Foundation
P.O. Box 6408
Wyomissing, PA 19610

Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles
85 S. Walnut Street
Boyertown, PA 19512
(610) 367-2090


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