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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.
 
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.
 
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); The Elks Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Iron Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away); The PECO Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); Reading Passenger Station (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Shuler House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Weitzenkorn's Clothiers (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pottstown.
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
Pottsgrove Manor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 28, 2015
2. Pottsgrove Manor Marker
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. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 147 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 3, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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