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PENNSYLVANIA POORHOUSE HISTORY by county


Postcard of Royersford, Pa.  Montgomery County Home

Postcard of Montgomery County House

LOCAL NOTES:

History of the Montgomery County Poorhouse (an excerpt) from the very recently published...and wonderful!...BEAN'S HISTORY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA.

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PERSONAL NOTES FROM READERS:

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RECORDS:

The PENNSYLVANIA STATE ARCHIVES   List of Poorhouse Records on Microfilm
(Alphabetical by County: BERKS, BUCKS, CHESTER, CUMBERLAND, DAUPHIN, JUNIATA, LANCASTER, MIFFLIN, MONTGOMERY, WASHINGTON, YORK)

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CEMETERIES:

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We are hoping to build this base of information about the poorhouse in MONTGOMERY county through the helpful participation of readers. All are requested to submit items of interest by sending e-mail to The Poorhouse Lady.

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