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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania

 
Clickable Map of Berks County, Pennsylvania and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Berks County, PA (257) Chester County, PA (236) Lancaster County, PA (348) Lebanon County, PA (75) Lehigh County, PA (105) Montgomery County, PA (234) Schuylkill County, PA (54)  BerksCounty(257) Berks County (257)  ChesterCounty(236) Chester County (236)  LancasterCounty(348) Lancaster County (348)  LebanonCounty(75) Lebanon County (75)  LehighCounty(105) Lehigh County (105)  MontgomeryCounty(234) Montgomery County (234)  SchuylkillCounty(54) Schuylkill County (54)
Location of Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
    Berks County (257)
    Chester County (236)
    Lancaster County (348)
    Lebanon County (75)
    Lehigh County (105)
    Montgomery County (234)
    Schuylkill County (54)
 
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1Pennsylvania (Berks County), Wyomissing — 1896This Year In Knitting Mills History
Ferdinand Thun and Henry Janssen accepted an offer to relocate to Wyomissing, where Reading Suburban Real Estate Co. sold them a site for $1. This site went on to become the Berkshire Knitting Mills, the largest company of its kind in the . . . Map (db m160669) HM
2Pennsylvania (Berks County), Wyomissing — 1906This Year In Knitting Mills History
The Berkshire Knitting Mills was established in 1906. The first concrete steel-reinforced building in America was constructed here as part of the Big Red Building. This site would go on to incorporate a medical dispensary, a junior college . . . Map (db m160664) HM
3Pennsylvania (Berks County), Wyomissing — 1924This Year In Knitting Mills History
The Knitting Mills pioneered the use of Rayon during the "Roaring Twenties," just as women's style changes lead to shorter skirt lengths and demand for full-fashioned hosiery skyrocketed. As a result, the Berkshire Knitting Mills quickly . . . Map (db m160667) HM
4Pennsylvania (Berks County), Wyomissing — 1932This Year In Knitting Mills History
The most famous innovation developed at the Berkshire Knitting Mills was the "Reading" Knitting Machine. The "Reading," made up of 130,000 finely crafted parts, could be appreciated as both a marvel of engineering as well as a fine work of art. . . . Map (db m160670) HM
5Pennsylvania (Berks County), Wyomissing — 1941This Year In Knitting Mills History
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6Pennsylvania (Berks County), Wyomissing — 2016This Year In Knitting Mills History
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 . . . Map (db m160665) HM
7Pennsylvania (Berks County), Wyomissing — Welcome To The Knitting MillsA Hub of Technological Innovation and Civic Pride — Est. 1906 – Wyomissing, Pennsylvania —
Founded by Ferdinand Thun and Henry Janssen in 1906, the Berkshire Knitting Mills served as a hub of technological innovation and civic pride. Together with Textile Machine Works and Narrow Fabric Company, this multi-faceted manufacturing enterprise . . . Map (db m160660) HM
8Pennsylvania (Berks County), Wyomissing — Wyomissing Hills War Memorial
In grateful memory to the men and women from this community who served in the Armed Forces of the United States during any wars and a lasting tribute to those who gave their lives in the services of their countryMap (db m161135) WM
9Pennsylvania (Berks County), Wyomissing — Wyomissing Polytechnic InstituteHistoric Site
Wyomissing Polytechnic Institute, founded in 1927 by Henry Janssen and Ferdinand Thun, stood at this site until 1958. Prior to 1930, it had been the Sacred Heart Church, built in 1917. WPI's rigorous curriculum trained certified . . . Map (db m160671) HM
 
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