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Wyomissing in Berks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

2016

This Year In Knitting Mills History

 
 
2016 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 20, 2020
1. 2016 Marker
Inscription.  An affiliate of Equus Capital Partners, Ltd. purchased the property from VF Corporation. UGI Energy Services' decision to locate its regional HQ here set the stage for the redevelopment of The Knitting Mills. Subsequent commitments from Tower Health, Drexel University, and Teleflex (Arrow International) transformed the site into a dynamic center for business and innovation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationIndustry & CommerceScience & Medicine.
 
Location. 40° 20.304′ N, 75° 57.322′ W. Marker is in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is on Knitting Mills Way just east of Park Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 801 Hill Ave, Reading PA 19610, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1906 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1924 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1896 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Welcome To The Knitting Mills (about 400 feet away); 1932 (about 500 feet
2016 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 20, 2020
2. 2016 Marker
away); 1941 (about 500 feet away); Wyomissing Polytechnic Institute (about 600 feet away); 1969 (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wyomissing.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 20 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 22, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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