The November 1989 Tornado Outbreak was a destructive tornado outbreak on November 15 and 16, 1989 across a wide swath of the southern and eastern United States and into Canada. It produced at least 40 tornadoes and caused 30 deaths as a result of two deadly tornadoes. The most devastating was the Huntsville, Alabama tornado, an F4 which killed 21
Upper Merion student, Fred H. Salter, who grew up in Gulph Mills, was a 1940 graduate of Upper Merion High School. In his novel, Recon Scout, Fred described his growing up in Gulph Mills, his enlistment, and his service in Africa and Europe. He wrote that his parents migrated to Pennsylvania from England and Wales after World War I, when
The Swedeland trolley station was that ‘spot where “the crank” got $12,000’ back in 1920. Read more about the famous “Coughlin Kidnapping” case in this 8/27/15 post by the Montgomery County Historical Society: A few weeks ago, HSMC [and King of Prussia Historical Society] member James Brazel was in the headquarters doing some research in our microfilm collection, when he
Remember when this was our Town Center? Photo was taken in the early 1970s, unsure which year. Can anyone identify the year? A few other photos taken during the solo flight from a young township resident are also included. What will our township look like 45 years from now?