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The North Penn Community

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Synopsis:

Sparsely settled in the late 1600s, the area of Montgomery County known as the North Penn region began to be populated in the early 1700s by Welsh Baptists, Quakers, and German Mennonites. The North Penn Community not only highlights the region but also offers detailed accounts of the communities of Lansdale, North Wales, Hatfield, Colmar, Montgomeryville, West Point, and Kulpsville. Postcard images from 1905 through 1970 illustrate many historical sites such as farms, homes, hotels, stores, schools, churches, and other important parts of the community, chronicling the area from its original settlement of the 1700s to the bustling suburb of Philadelphia that it is today.

About the Author

Andrew Mark Herman is an author, postcard collector, and historian. Using postcards from his vast collection, he brings the region's history alive.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780738511160
Author:
Herman, Andrew Mark
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Subject:
General
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
Americana-General
Subject:
PA
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20020931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
200, Black and White
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
9.40x6.46x.36 in. .69 lbs.

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Americana » General
History and Social Science » Americana » Northeast
History and Social Science » Americana » Pennsylvania

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"Synopsis" by , Sparsely settled in the late 1600s, the area of Montgomery County known as the North Penn region began to be populated in the early 1700s by Welsh Baptists, Quakers, and German Mennonites. The North Penn Community not only highlights the region but also offers detailed accounts of the communities of Lansdale, North Wales, Hatfield, Colmar, Montgomeryville, West Point, and Kulpsville. Postcard images from 1905 through 1970 illustrate many historical sites such as farms, homes, hotels, stores, schools, churches, and other important parts of the community, chronicling the area from its original settlement of the 1700s to the bustling suburb of Philadelphia that it is today.
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