Through the generosity of Wayne Moving & Storage (their story follows), the following list of artifacts are now safely resting together in a secure storage facility. 1. 12’0” KoP Inn sign 2. 12’0” KoP Inn Bar Front 3. 16’0” Bins from KoP General Store 4. Wheelbarrow used by Allen Pugh to get the mail from the Chester Valley Train 5.
The Upper Merion Board of Community Assistance awarded more than $145,000 to 38 organizations and 30 students at a private reception Tuesday at The Radisson. The BCA was established by the Upper Merion Board of Supervisors and Valley Forge Casino Resort to provide grants to organizations that serve Upper Merion residents and scholarships to high school seniors from the township
Old Swedes Church (Christ Church) was dedicated June 24, 1760 in Swedesburg, replacing a simple log cabin dating to 1735. The Swedish settlers built the church on land purchased from the estate of Gunnar Rambo for eleven pounds sterling. The stained glass windows tell the story of the history of the Swedish colony of New Sweden. (Courtesy of the King
The Roberts family has several connections to Upper Merion, in addition to a school and family cemetery. Buttonwood, the former home of Jonathan Roberts, US Senator from 1815-21, was build on family land that dates back to the 1600s. Part of the farmland was sold in 1915 to Valley Forge Memorial Gardens. The restored and beautifully maintained home, Buttonwood, is