This is a photo of the canal and tow path approaching Jacob Geiger’s mill. Mr. Geiger’s mill was steam operated and located on Schuylkill Avenue, the street that angles off just below the WWII monument north of State Street. The mill was later . . . — — Map (db m138473) HM
Martin Kaercher Sr. from Germany purchased 250 acres of land called "Hamburg" in 1772. Its natural wonders made it an ideal area for agriculture and farming. Because of this attribute, "milling" is a prevalent theme in the region's history, . . . — — Map (db m138471) HM
To the memory of
Martin Kaercher Jr.
Founder of Hamburg
Martin Kaercher Sr., born in Germany in 1718, emigrated to Berks County in 1738. On Dec. 23, 1772 he acquired 'a certain tract of land called Hamburg' embracing 250 acres of . . . — — Map (db m141067) HM
Chief Master Sergeant Richard L. Etchberger distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an opposing armed force on 11 March 1968. On this date, Sergeant Etchberger was manning a defensive position . . . — — Map (db m138498) HM WM
Pictured here is the east end of the covered bridge that crossed both the canal and Schuylkill River about one hundred yards north of the present bridge that allows State Street to extend into Tilden Township. In the fall and winter the east and . . . — — Map (db m138474) HM