From a Staff Correspondent of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Sunday, March 17, 1907 HUNTERS’ FINAL MEET OF SEASON – Gave Breakfast to Farmers at King of Prussia Before Chasing Reynard Over Spring Ground KING OF PRUSSIA, PA, March 16 – Superb weather and fresh, springy ground contrived to make the final fox hunt of the season at King of Prussia today
The King of Prussia Historical Society looks forward to partnering with the township’s new Historical Commission in addressing the important and time sensitive issue to recognize and preserve the historic homes and sites that we still have. This letter was mailed to the UM Township board of supervisors.
The Blizzard of 1888, from March 11 to 14, was quite a storm. The “Great White Hurricane,” as it was called, paralyzed the East Coast from the Chesapeake Bay to Maine. Telegraph and telephone wires snapped, isolating New York, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington for days. Two hundred ships were grounded, and at least one hundred seamen died. Fire stations were
Here is an excerpt from a King of Prussia Courier article written in the early 1970s when the King of Prussia Antique Shop was threatened by Mobile Oil. In 1959 the King of Prussia Historical Society conducted an exhaustive study of the old buildings remaining in the township. It found 256 sites and buildings known to be in existence before