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historical sketch of Roxborough, Manayunk, Wissahickon

Joseph Starne Miles

historical sketch of Roxborough, Manayunk, Wissahickon

by Joseph Starne Miles

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Published by G. Fein & co. in [Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Philadelphia (Pa.),
  • Roxborough (Philadelphia, Pa.),
  • Mannayunk (Pa.)
    • Subjects:
    • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History.,
    • Roxborough (Philadelphia, Pa.) -- History.,
    • Mannayunk (Pa.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      A history of the community in Philadelphia, officially known today as the Twenty-first ward, and more affectionately termed by its natives, Roxborough, Wissahickon, and Manayunk. cf. Pref.

      Statementcompiled from the records of Joseph Starne Miles ... and Rev. William H. Cooper ... Issued in commemoration of the two hundred and fifieth anniversary of the communicty. 1690-1940.
      ContributionsCooper, William H. joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF158.3 .M65
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 p. l., vii-xiii, 200 p. incl. illus., plates (part mounted)
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6411294M
      LC Control Number40034523
      OCLC/WorldCa4483141

        Roxborough Historical Society Hosts Book Release Party - Roxborough-Manayunk, PA - "Images of America: Roxborough" hit bookshelves Aug. History Pre-industrial. Manayunk was originally a community in Roxborough Township, Philadelphia County, situated near the Schuylkill River, south of the Wissahickon land that would become Manayunk was first bought from William Penn in and then transferred to the family of Wigard Levering. A large part of that land was then sold to Levering's son, Jacob, in

      Schiffer Publishing Historic Architecture in Philadelphia: East Falls, Manayunk, and Roxborough - This photographic story of three dynamic neighborhoods in Philadelphia's twenty-first ward traces the evolution of each community as defined by its architecture. From the outstanding Tudor Historic District to elegant homes near Wissahickon Avenue, East Falls is a must-see neighborhood for. The Early Mills of Roxborough John Myers, Roxborough-Manayunk-Wissahickon Historical Society, The Quarries and Stone Masons of Chestnut Hill Michael Yanni, as told to F. Markoe Rivinus, The Wissahickon Compiled by T.A,. Daly, Garden Club of Philadelphia, The Wissahickon Valley Within the City of Philadelphia.

      Roxborough-Manayunk Patch. K likes. Hyperlocal news, alerts, discussions and events for Roxborough-Manayunk, PA. Roxborough is a neighborhood in the Northwest section of the city of Philadelphia, is bordered to the southwest, along the Schuylkill River, by the neighborhood of Manayunk, along the northeast by the Wissahickon Creek section of Fairmount Park, and to the southeast by the neighborhood of East Roxborough to the northwest is Montgomery County.


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Historical sketch of Roxborough, Manayunk, Wissahickon by Joseph Starne Miles Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Historical Sketch of Roxborough, Manayunk, Wissahickon, on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Historical Sketch of Roxborough, Manayunk, Wissahickon, Manufacturer: George Fein & Co. A Historical Sketch of Roxborough Manayunk Wissahickon Hardcover – January 1, by Joseph Starne and William H.

Cooper Miles (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating See all formats and editions5/5(1). OCLC Number: Notes: A history of the community in Philadelphia, officially known today as the Twenty-first ward, and more affectionately termed by its natives, Roxborough, Wissahickon, and Manayunk.

Pref. A historical sketch of Roxborough, Manayunk, Wissahickon by Joseph Starne Miles,G. Fein & co. edition, in English5/5(1).

Bygones picks up where "An Historical Sketch of Roxborough-Manayunk-Wissahickon" (Jos. Miles, c) left off. The focus of the latter book is upon the Colonial & Revolutionary War periods in history, with only scant reference being made to various institutions of the Industrial Revolution.4/5(2).

Archivist Deborah Del Collo and the Roxborough, Manayunk, and Wissahickon Historical Society have selected images that show Roxborough's distinctive past. Photographs and informative captions by members of the society and past and present residents provide a tour through the streets of s: 7.

Archivist Deborah Del Collo and the Roxborough, Manayunk, and Wissahickon Historical Society Manayunk selected images that show Roxborough's distinctive past.

Photographs and informative captions by members of the society and past and present Wissahickon book provide a tour through the streets of Roxborough. The Roxborough Manayunk Wissahickon Historical Society is the successor of two local Manayunk the 21st Ward Community Council's Historic Committee, formed in to save one of the oldest structures in the area, and the Wissahickon Valley Historical Society, formed in (not related to the present organization of the same name located in Blue Bell, Montgomery County).

The Roxborough Manayunk Wissahickon Historical Society will host its spring meeting on Wednesday, Ma Professor Emeritus Claude Epstein, one of the founders of Stockton University and the creator of its Environmental Studies, will share the impact on the environment of the Delaware Valley and the changes made when Europeans replaced.

Events of the past are the most important pages in the book of each person's history. In the Philadelphia communities of Wissahickon, Andorra, Roxborough & Manayunk The Review and its predecessors The Advance, The Manayunk Sentinel, The Manayunk Review, The Suburban Press, The Advertiser are the collective memory and records of our lives: Scrapbooks of decades of Life in our Hometowne.

The purpose of the Roxborough-Manayunk-Wissahickon Historical Society is to collect, preserve, and document the history, art, and culture of this area of Philadelphia. Roxborough-Manayunk-Wissahickon Historical Society. Ridge Avenue Philadelphia, PA Roxborough Review Archives.

Belfry Drive Philadelphia, PA Wissahickon is a neighborhood in the section of Lower Northwest Philadelphia in the state of ickon is located adjacent to the neighborhoods of Roxborough and Manayunk, and it is bounded by the Wissahickon Valley Park, Ridge Avenue, Hermit Street, and Henry name of the neighborhood comes from the Lenni Lenape word wisameckham, for "catfish creek", a.

History Most of modern day Roxborough was once part of Roxborough Township which was incorporated into the City of Philadelphia following the passage of the Act of Consolidation, At this time Roxborough was the home of the areas wealthiest; the owners of the Manayunk mills.

Roxborough Manayunk Wissahickon Historical Society. 1K likes. The Mission of the RMW Historical Society is to collect, preserve, and document the history, art, and culture of this area of Philadelphia. Author’s Note: special thanks to The Roxborough, Manayunk and Wissahickon Historical Society, who helped with research for this article.

Gorgas Creek, just below the caves. | Photo: John Vidumsky Tags: Adaptive Reuse Cave of Kelpius Fairmount Park Germantown History industrial history Manayunk Northwest Philadelphia Roxborough. A Historical Sketch of Roxborough, Manayunk, Wissahickon, Compiled from the Records of Joseph Starne Miles and Rev.

William H. Cooper Issued in Commemoration of the Two Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the Community, The Wissahickon Branch burned to the ground sometime beforeand the Manayunk Branch was sold in when today's Roxborough Branch Library opened.

The William B. Stephens Library on Krams Avenue was established by the family of a wealthy Manayunk mill owner. It closed in and its foundation was transferred to the Roxborough Library.

A Historical Sketch of Roxborough, Manayunk, Wissahickon, Compiled from the Records of Joseph Starne Miles and Rev. William H. Cooper Issued in Commemoration of the Two Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the Community, (Philadelphia: Philadelphia, Roxborough, Manayunk, Wissahickon Celebration Committee, ).

pgs. and illus. Roxborough Manayunk Wissahickon Historical Society Eleven tracts of land established by William Penn in gave Roxborough its start as an important and vibrant neighborhood in Philadelphia. Early pioneers like Levering, Rittenhouse, and many others still shape the fabric of the current neighborhood.

Roxborough Manayunk Wissahickon Historical Society Meets April 18 Lower Merion resident & author Jim Remsen will discuss his book, Embattled. "A Historical Sketch of Roxborough, Manayunk, Wissahickon. compiled from the records of Joseph Starne Miles and Rev.

William H. Cooper." pub. by .Historical of Sketch A Roxborough Wissahickon Manayunk Manayunk Wissahickon Historical Roxborough of A Sketch A Historical Sketch of Roxborough Manayunk Wissahickon A Historical Sketch.

The keeper of that long and storied history is the Roxborough-Manayunk-Wissahickon Historical Society. The group is headquartered in a small cozy front office of the Roxborough branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia, Ridge Avenue.

It is run by long-time historical society archivist Sylvia Myers, archivist Georgie Gould, President Lynn.