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Near Plymouth Meeting in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mogeetown

 
 
Mogeetown Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 21, 2009
1. Mogeetown Marker
Inscription.
A company town developed in 1880 by
William Mogee for his lime quarry workers,
many of whom were southern European
immigrants. The limestone was transported
by boat on the nearby Schuylkill River.

 
Erected by Plymouth Township.
 
Location. 40° 6.502′ N, 75° 19.439′ W. Marker is near Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Ridge Pike and Ross Street, on the right when traveling east on Ridge Pike. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 E. Ridge Pike, Plymouth Meeting PA 19462, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Montgomery County Court House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Montgomery County Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); September 11 2001 (approx. 1.2 miles away); Montgomery County Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Military Order of the Purple Heart (approx. 1.2 miles away); David Rittenhouse (approx. 1.2 miles away); Site of North Star Public School and Plymouth Township High School (approx. 2.1 miles away); Selma (approx. 2.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  History of Montgomery County within the Schuylkill Valley
Mogeetown Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 21, 2009
2. Mogeetown Marker
Looking east along Ridge Pike, with John Kennedy Subaru in background.
. (Submitted on January 23, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Mogeetown Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 21, 2009
3. Mogeetown Marker
Looking west along Ridge Pike toward Norristown.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,036 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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