Climb Aboard! The Railroads of Upper Merion 1838 was the first year that railroads entered the township of Upper Merion. Local resident and historian Michael Shaw has diligently researched their rich history, and will present his findings on Saturday, January 11, 2014, at 2:00 PM for the first meeting of 2014 of the King of Prussia Historical Society, held at
Any remaining proceeds from the Tricentennial will go to support the newly re-formed King of Prussia Historical Society. The Historical Society wants to make sure our town’s history is preserved and partnering with other Township Organizations to plan local happenings with a Tricentennial theme in mind. http://www.umtownship.org/index.aspx?NID=799 January 2014 Update: Regretfully, it appears the Historical Society will not be the recipient of
If you are a current member of the Society, your issue should be in your mailbox soon. And if you are not yet a member, why not join the Society so you too can read about the Knickerbocker Ice Company and more local history.
Saturday, January 11 ~ 2:00 pm BUSINESS MEETING SPEAKER Michael Shaw: Railroads of Upper Merion LOCATION Christ Old Swedes Church Hall