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Boroughs in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania - Ambler, Pennsylvania, Bridgeport, Pennsylvania, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, E (Paperback) Loot Price: R310
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Boroughs in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania - Ambler, Pennsylvania, Bridgeport, Pennsylvania, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, E (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 30. Chapters: Ambler, Pennsylvania, Bridgeport, Pennsylvania, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, East Greenville, Pennsylvania, Green Lane, Pennsylvania, Hatboro, Pennsylvania, Hatfield, Pennsylvania, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, Lansdale, Pennsylvania, Narberth, Pennsylvania, North Wales, Pennsylvania, Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, Pottstown, Pennsylvania, Red Hill, Pennsylvania, Rockledge, Pennsylvania, Royersford, Pennsylvania, Schwenksville, Pennsylvania, Souderton, Pennsylvania, Telford, Pennsylvania, Trappe, Pennsylvania, West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. Excerpt: North Wales, Pennsylvania - a: lang(ar), a: lang(ckb), a: lang(fa), a: lang(kk-arab), a: lang(mzn), a: lang(ps), a: lang(ur)/* cache key: enwiki: resourceloader: filter: minify-css:7: d11e4771671c2d6cdedf7c90d8131cd5 */ Pottstown, Pennsylvania - a: lang(ar), a: lang(ckb), a: lang(fa), a: lang(kk-arab), a: lang(mzn), a: lang(ps), a: lang(ur)/* cache key: enwiki: resourceloader: filter: minify-css:7: d11e4771671c2d6cdedf7c90d8131cd5 */ Pottsgrove Manor, located on the west end of town, was the home of John Potts.Modern-day Pottstown is established on land originally deeded to William Penn. Germans, Swedes and English were among the first settlers in the area. After establishment of the first iron forge in 1714, Pottstown's fortunes became tied to the iron industry. Eventually, blast furnaces for production of iron and later steel opened in the area. Iron and steel production brought the Potts family, iron masters by trade, to the area. They established a forge in the area and built a large home just west of the Manatawny Creek. John Potts founded a town in 1761 on part of the 995 acres (4.03 km) that he owned. Over time, Pottsgrove grew and in 1815, was incorporated under the name Pottstown becoming the second borough in Pennsylvania after Norristown. The Philadelphia & Reading Railroad mainline between Reading and Philadelphia reached Pottstown in 1838. The extension of the railroad to Mount Carbon in 1842 facilitated the movement of raw materials and finished goods which helped Pottstown's economy to grow. In the few years following the extension of the railroad, the population grew from 600 to 1,850 residents. Pottstown's metal production grew and notably, steel from the borough was used in the Panama Canal and Golden Gate Bridge. In 1944, the borough adopted a city manager form of government. By 1964, the borough saw the need to re-organize the municipal government. At the time, it had one of the largest borough councils in the state, with 20 members. This was reduced to seven memb

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: April 2013
First published: April 2013
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Editors: Books Group
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 368
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-12297-6
Barcode: 9781156122976
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LSN: 1-156-12297-X

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