We are open the 2nd and 4th sundays of the month from 1pm4pm. Browse photos, see new properties, get open house info, and research neighborhoods on trulia. Read about the early history of pennsylvania, its oil history, its cultural evolution, and much more. Whitepages is the largest and most trusted online phone book and directory. Pottstown regional public library prpl helps strengthen our. Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that. Montgomery county, pennsylvania genealogy familysearch. The schuylkill river trail is a multiuse trail in southeastern pennsylvania with a projected length of almost miles when totally completed. Saylor was born on february 4, 1862 in parkerford, pa. Burns was a resident of pottstown, pennsylvania at the time of passing. The text is fully illustrated with old photographs. In 1888, the limits of the borough were considerably extended.
Book cover background, keystone state, east coast travel, chester. Get instant criminal history, financial history, addresses and contact info. Parts of the trail are complete from the city of philadelphia through montgomery county to phoenixville in chester county, pottstown montgomery county to reading in berks county and a section from. Own a piece of pottstown history pottstown, pa patch. He is currently the president of the pottstown historical society. Discover pottstown, pennsylvania with the help of your friends. The old name was abandoned at the time of the incorporation as. Pottstown white pages phone books in pennsylvania pa. Saylor was the founder, owner and president of the pottstown machine company. Additional records are listed on the county and state pages.
Pottstown machine company photographs circa 19001932. The first documentation of a school in pottstown dates back to the 1700s according to george wausnock, chairman of the alumni outreach committee. William penn deeded the land, which is now pottstown and the surrounding area, to his son john in 1701. The volume is part of the pennsylvania history series published by the pennsylvania historical association in partnership with temple university press. The pottstown regional public library is a 501c3 nonprofit receiving public funds from the state of pennsylvania, the borough of pottstown, lower pottsgrove township, upper pottsgrove township, and west pottsgrove township. Pottstown was laid out in 175253 and named pottsgrove in honor of its founder, john potts. Choose our history of pennsylvania books at arcadia publishing. Recent acquisition of over 500 folio society books all in like new condition inventory is.
We have compiled the ultimate database of phone numbers from around the state and country to help you locate any lost friends, relatives or family members. Church records, 18371943 christ church pottstown, pennsylvania. Oclcs webjunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Montgomery county, pennsylvania genealogy genealogy. Shortly after the death of thomas potts in january 1752, his son john started. It was added to the national register of historic places on january 12. The first school board was formed in 1839 and the first high school class graduation was in 1881. New patient center what will happen during the initial visit. Rise and progress of methodism in pottstown and in the neighboring regions. Pauls reformed church west hazleton, pennsylvania family history library. The pottstown historical society photograph collection, circa 18502016, is comprised of original and copy photographs in various formats, including paper prints, film negatives, and panoramas. The first ironworks in the state of pennsylvania were established on manatawney creek by thomas rutter in 1716. Around pottstown pa postcard history series by patricia wanger smith. Borough council continued to function as one of the largest municipal representative bodies in pennsylvania.
The pottstown historical society pottstown historical society. Iron forge and furnace books at the historical society of pennsylvania. Around pottstown pa postcard history series by patricia wanger smith and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. First, you will complete some health history forms and meet a doctor of the pottstown chiropractic rehabilitation center team. Obituary notices of pennsylvania soldiers of the revolution, the pennsylvania magazine of history and biography, vol. Founded in 1761 by ironmaster john potts and originally known as potts grove, pottstown is located in montgomery co. Pottstown pa for a celebratory experience, pottstowns steel river playhouse suggests you put someones name in lights broadwaystyle the nonprofit theater on east high street is offering to publicize graduations, birthdays, anniversaries, and other milestone occasions on its twinkling, lightfilled marquee.
Pottstown school district is among the oldest in the state of pennsylvania. Historic tales from a pennsylvania borough soldiers, champions and innovators have all hailed from this buzzing borough on the banks of the schuylkill river. Includes text historical, statistical table for the year 1848, and ill. Inspire a love of reading with prime book box for kids discover. The old name was abandoned at the time of the incorporation as a borough in 1815. Snyder is a retired public school teacher from pottstown, pennsylvania.
Theres a horse and carriage on the street, but no cars. The material was assembled with the help of marjorie potts wendell, a descendent of the founder. Geografija koordinate vremenska zona utc5, leti utc4. Strategically positioned on the river and the great road between reading and philadelphia and in the center of pennsylvania s colonial iron industry, its. Paperback this history of pottstown was undertaken by the pottstown historical society in 1952, the 200th anniversary of the founding of the town. Chancellor, paul, marjorie potts wendell and paul wescott. By the 1720s, the first blast furnace was in operation for the production of cast iron and wrought iron. Pottstown has its footprints in the iron industry, stemming from the establishment of the first iron forge in 1714. You can stay at one of the hotels in pottstown to get a peek into the citys history and enjoy its. Pottstown white pages pottstown phone directory lookup.
In 1964 the number of wards was reduced to seven, with one councilman representing each ward. Pottstown historical society, pottstown, pennsylvania. Simons wonderfully illustrated and written book should serve as the entry into philadelphias history for a variety of audiences. Rare and outof print books and folio society books are my specialty. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. Among the early settlers were germans, swedes, and english. Pottstown historical society historical society of pennsylvania. Pennsylvania state police say citing businesses that dont comply with coronavirus closure orders is last resort. Plan of the borough of pottstown plan of the borough of norristown. A history of pottstown pennsylvania, 17521952 paul chancellor.
With great amenities and rooms for every budget, compare and book your pottstown hotel today. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel. The state paid a curator to oversee the property, but most of the maintenance and events surrounding the property were arranged by the pottstown historical society. Pottstown is the center of a productive farming and dairying region. Guide to montgomery county, pennsylvania ancestry, genealogy and family history. You can stay at one of the hotels in pottstown to get a peek into the citys history and enjoy its modernday attractions. Quality inn pottstown hotel in pottstown, pa choice hotels.
Strategically positioned on the river and the great road between reading and philadelphia and in the center of pennsylvanias colonial iron industry, its early growth and success were guaranteed. The pottstown historical society pottstown historical. Search our online phone book to find phone numbers, addresses. Pottstown s metal industry has a long and interesting history, and it is reflected in the archival collections at the pottstown historical society. Book a room at the quality inn pottstown hotel in pottstown, pa. We offer the ability to search by first name, last name, phone number, or business name. This page primarily lists records kept at the city level. There were still only a few hundred inhabitants a halfcentury later when pottsgrove officially became pottstown when it was incorporated as the second borough. The city of pottstown is located in the state of pa.
The pottstown historical society was organized in 1936 by a direct descendant of john potts, founder of pottstown in montgomery county, pa. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search. Hippodrome theatre in pottstown, pa cinema treasures. The station was built in 1928 as a train station for the reading railroad and was active long enough to be served by septa diesel service trains until 1981. New patient center chiropractic pottstown, pennsylvania. History in iron and steel at pottstown historical society. Nov 29, 20 those local celebrities, both past and present, are the subject of a new book, legendary locals of pottstown, coauthored by sue repko and ed berger, who served as the photographer. Pottstown genealogy in montgomery county, pa usa 1,015,348 pennsylvania 60,654 montgomery county 2,045 pottstown 158. The company was founded in december 1995 by the giannopoulos family and as the years have passed, the brewery and family have grown. Dickinson transportation center, is a bus terminal for the pottstown area rapid transit located in pottstown, pennsylvania. Pottstown is a borough in montgomery county, pennsylvania, united states about 40 miles 64 km northwest of philadelphia and 20 miles 32 km southeast of reading, on the schuylkill river. The photographs in this collection depict pottstown and local individuals, weddings, buildings, businesses, teams and clubs, and other subjects.
Pennsylvania history books meet your next favorite book. Burns was born on sunday, october 27, 1991 and passed away on wednesday, february 12, 2020. Around pottstown, pennsylvania postcard history series by. See more ideas about pennsylvania history, pottstown pennsylvania and keystone state.781 403 1030 247 1345 1080 58 1040 340 946 972 793 1617 461 73 820 1225 560 344 935 206 1480 1017 1025 1263 554 1252 799 184 1282 357 400 879 299