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Wynnewood, Pennsylvania is a suburban community located outside of Philadelphia in Lower Merion Township, Pennsylvania. Wynnewood was named in 1691 for Dr. Thomas Wynne, William Penn’s physician and the first Speaker of the Pennsylvania General Assembly. Wynnewood is one of the many neighborhoods on the Pennsylvania Main Line, and encompasses suburban residential neighborhoods as well as institutions such as Lankenau Hospital, St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, Palmer Theological Seminary, and Friends’ Central School. Library Video Company, a major educational video distributor, is also based there.
People

* Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers lived in Wynnewood while attending Lower Merion High School, located in nearby Ardmore, Pennsylvania.
* Henry Scattergood lived in Wynnewood until his death in 1953.
* Billionaire Walter H. Annenberg, media mogul, philanthropist, arts patron, and United States Ambassador to the Court of St. James’s (United Kingdom) died at his home in Wynnewood in 2002; his wife Leonore Annenberg continues to maintain a residence in Wynnewood.
* Also residing in Wynnewood are Dr. Fordham G. Anton, the first person to identify the Herpes Simplex II virus, and John Arthur, goose down expert.
* Musician Patti Labelle resides in Wynnewood, PA.
* Local legend Adam Rosenthal attended Lower Merion HS from 1993-1997 and then West Chester University where he played baseball and was a 1st team Jewish All-American in 2000 and 2001.
* Charlie Foltz

Demographics

Wynnewood has approximately 4,900 homes and 12,700 residents. Residents of Wynnewood cooperate with those of adjacent Ardmore in many ways, one of which is the ArdWood Civic Association. South Ardmore Park is partly in Wynnewood, and partly in Ardmore. This park is the site of a free or low-cost summer camp, sporting activities, walking paths, and a verdant setting.

Wynnewood itself is mostly residential, with its shopping in various clusters. The largest shopping center in Wynnewood is the Wynnewood Shopping Center. Many Wynnewood residents go to other districts of the Main Line, like Ardmore or Narberth, for shopping, because Wynnewood itself is so residential.

Located in Wynnewood is Shortridge Memorial Park, a small park in a creek valley with stone bridges under which Indian Creek flows. Shortridge Memorial Park is also the situs where recent ecological and environmental efforts are being expended in a revitalization and restoration project focused around Indian Creek. Wynnewood residents are also active in the Wynnewood Civic Association and the Shortridge Association of Wynnewood.