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Pottstown in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pottsgrove Manor

 
 
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By Don Morfe, June 28, 2015
1. Pottsgrove Manor Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1752 by John Potts (1710-1768), ironmaster & founder of Pottstown. The manor was located at the center of a 1,000 acre plantation that included the town, an iron forge, gristmills, and other businesses by 1762. The town was incorporated 1815 as the borough of Pottstown
 
Erected 2000 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1752.
 
Location. 40° 14.843′ N, 75° 39.577′ W. Marker is in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is on West High Street (SR 4031). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pottstown PA 19464, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Pottsgrove Manor (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pottstown Brewing Co. (approx. 0.2 miles away); M5 3-Inch Anti-Tank Gun (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pottstown World War II Memorial
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By Don Morfe, June 28, 2015
2. Pottsgrove Manor Marker
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); In Honor and Remembrance (approx. 0.3 miles away); All Veterans Walk of Honor (approx. 0.3 miles away); Vietnam War (approx. 0.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pottstown.
 
Pottsgrove Manor image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 28, 2015
3. Pottsgrove Manor
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 3, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 216 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 3, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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