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The Founding of Germantown, 1683

The Founding of Germantown, 1683

The founding members of Germantown consisted of thirteen Quaker families from Krefeld, German. Their trades were as linen weavers and merchants. By 1689 Germantown had forty- four families the occupied the land around what is now called Germantown Avenue.

Link to the original source: Early History - The founding of Germantown, The Concordia Trust < http://www.concordiatrust.org/deutsch/earlyhistory.htm >

Image source: Castner Scrapbook Collection, volume 22, page 69, Print and Picture Collection, Free Library of Philadelphia

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