Signs of History (SM)

MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Formed September 10, 1784 from Philadelphia County. A famed Revolutionary site of 1777-1778 was Valley Forge. Norristown, the county seat, was laid out 1784; incorporated in 1812. Noted for its industries, Montgomery became a major suburban county. (City type: Courthouse, Swede & Airy Sts., Norristown.)

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JAMES A. BLAND (City type: PA 23 [Conshochocken State Rd.], Bala Cynwyd.)
EARLY TAVERN (General Wayne Inn, 625 Montgomery Ave., Narberth.)
MERION FRIENDS MEETING (City type: 651 Montgomery Ave., Narberth.)
CHARLES THOMSON (SR 3034 [Morris Ave. at Harriton Rd.] NE of Bryn Mawr.)
HARRITON (City type: SR 3034 [Morris Ave. at Harriton Rd.] NE of Bryn Mawr.)
WOODROW WILSON (City type: New Gulph Rd., entrance to college, Bryn Mawr.)
GULPH MILLS ENCAMPMENT (City type: PA 320 near intersection SR 3030 at Gulph Mills.)
GULPH MILLS VILLAGE (City type:  intersection PA 320 & SR 3039 [Gulph Rd.], Gulph Mills.)
EARLY GRIST MILL (City type: PA 320 at Gulph Mills.)
EDWARD HECTOR  (Intersection SR 3016 [Fayette & Hector Sts.], Conshohocken.)
LAFAYETTE  (801 Ridge Pike [county highway], Barren Hill.)
ST. PETER'S CHURCH  (Church Rd., off Germantown Pike [old US 422] 5 miles E of Norristown.)
PLYMOUTH FRIENDS MEETINGHOUSE  (Germantown Pike [old US 422] & Butler Pike at Plymouth Meeting.)
HOPE LODGE  (At site, Old Bethlehem Pike [SR 2018], Fort Washington.)
WHITEMARSH  (SR 2027 [Pennsylvania Ave.] just E of PA 309, SE of Fort Washington.)
VILLAGE OF LA MOTT  (PA 309 [Cheltenham Ave.] just NW of PA 611, La Mott.)
LUCRETIA C. MOTT  (PA 611 N of Cheltenham Ave., Elkins Park.)
WALL HOUSE [THE IVY] (Wall Park Dr. & Church Rd., Elkins Park.)
BRYN ATHYN CATHEDRAL  (PA 232 in Bryn Athyn at Cathedral.)
HAROLD F. PITCAIRN  (Buck & Paper Mill Rds., Bryn Athyn.)
CROOKED BILLET  (Meadowbrook Ave. at Crooked Billet Elementary School in Hatboro.)
KEITH HOUSE  (SR 2038 [County Line Rd.] 1 mile NW of PA 611.)
GRAEME PARK  (At site SR 2038 [County Line Rd.] 1 mile NW of PA 611.)
WINFIELD S. HANCOCK  (PA 309   S of Montgomeryville.)
RITTENHOUSE FARM  (Germantown Pike [former US 422] at Valley Forge Medical Center, 6 miles SE of Collegeville.)
GEN. ANDREW PORTER  (W. Main & Selma Sts., Norristown.)
SELMA  (W. Airy St. in Norristown.)
RITTENHOUSE FARM  (PA 363 E of Eagleville, intersection SR 3009 [Ridge Pike] & 3002 [Trooper Rd.].)
MILL GROVE  (Entrance Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary, Audubon & Pawlings Rds.  [SR 4041 & 4004], Audubon.)
COL. TIMOTHY MATLACK  (Pawlings R. [SR 4004] near Audubon Rd.  [SR 4041] at Audubon.)
PERKIOMEN BRIDGE  (SR 4031 [old US 422] at bridge E end Collegeville.)
MUHLENBERG HOUSE  (City type: 201 Main St. [old US 422], Trappe.)
MUHLENBERG HOME  (E. 7th Ave., Trappe, .3 mile from Main St. [old US 422].)
AUGUSTUS LUTHERAN CHURCH (Main St. [old US 422] in Trappe.)
JOHN F. HARTRANFT  (Sanatoga Rd. [former LR 46007] SW of Fagleysville.)
FIRST IRON BRIDGE  (City type:  SE corner, High & S. York Sts., Pottstown.)
POTTSGROVE  (At site on W. High St., Pottstown.)
FALKNER SWAMP REFORMED CHURCH  (Swamp Pike [county highway, Limerick to Gilbertsville] .5 mile SE of New Hanover.)
NEW HANOVER LUTHERAN CHURCH  (Swamp Pike [county highway, Limerick to Gilbertsville] .2 mile SE of New Hanover.)
NEW GOSCHENHOPPEN REFORMED CHURCH  (SR 1042 [Church Rd.] W of East Greenville.)
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