Conrad Weiser Area, The (Images of America) by Carl Ganster,Carl Reidler,Lynn Otto

By Carl Ganster,Carl Reidler,Lynn Otto

In 1729, John Conrad Weiser, the main recognized citizen of the world, joined his fellow Germans and outfitted his domicile simply east of present-day Womelsdorf. The cost grew within the 1800s with a turnpike, a canal, a railroad, and extra highways. Villages have been begun, and 3 grew to become boroughs. Womelsdorf is the oldest borough within the western a part of Berks County, whereas Robesonia and Wernersville have been railroad cities specified by the 1850s. a few stay villages to today. Stouchsburg grew up round the turnpike and the canal. captivating Forge was once the 1st within the zone, and the village nonetheless feels like it did two hundred years in the past. the remainder components of the realm are rural, and a few of the easiest turning out to be soil is located within the Conrad Weiser quarter. In 1954, seven municipalities joined to shape the Conrad Weiser region college District. This e-book covers images from 1900 till the Sixties and contains all municipalities.

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