Historic Germantown


Subject:
U.S. History By Place , United States History , Pennsylvania , Colonial Period , German Americans

Description:
Material about the history of Germantown, Pennsylvania, founded on October 6, 1683, as the first German settlement in the original thirteen American colonies. Features photos and details about historic buildings (such as the Mennonite meeting house from 1770) and people (such as Louisa May Alcott who was born here and George Washington who fought here and lived here in 1793). From the Independence Hall Association in Philadelphia.

Publisher:
Independence Hall Association

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.ushistory.org/germantown/


PID= res:lii-22696