Penn. Square

Penn. Square Reading Pennsylvania

Stock #: 308566
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Reading
State: Pennsylvania (PA)
County: Berks
Publisher: Lynn H. Boyer, Jr
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Reading is the County Seat of Berks County, was founded in 1748 by the sons of Wm. Penn. It was incorporated into a city in 1847. Was famous for its part in the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War. It was the center of the first section of America to produce iron and kept supremacy in this line for over a century. It is now noted for its modern manufacturing plants and hosiery mills