Historic Germantown logo building scrapbook Germantown Historical Society logo

Photo Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Catalog Number 2013.5.4.69
Object Name Scrapbook
Collection GHS Scrapbook Collection
Title Townsend or Roberts Mill
Description A photograph found on page 69 of scrapbook 2, "Pictorial Germantown Road and the Vicinity & Some of its Inhabitants. Compiled by George Clarence Johnson. Volume I. East Side."
The photograph is of the Townsend or Roberts Mill on the Wingohocking Creek at Church Lane. A caption gives a brief history of the mill and mentions Richard Townsend, William Penn, John Peters, Matthias Lukens, John Lukens, Jacob Brown, Nicholas Burkhart, William Holby, Hugh Roberts, Spencer Roberts.
Photographer unknown
Year Range from 1850
Year Range to 1874