The Independent



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[4] p. "Accept the Truth Wherever Found - Dare to Maintain the Truth." Newspaper published in Collegeville, Pa. Weekly. Contains local, national and international news, fiction and advertisements.

Publication Date



Collegeville: E. S. Moser

Place of Publication

Collegeville, Pennsylvania


newspaper, Trappe, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Norristown


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American Politics | Cultural History | Social History | United States History


Published every Thursday.

This issue reports on disorderly conduct occurring at the Perkiomen Bridge Hotel during a cake walk held by the Barbers Association of Norristown. It also describes a monument erected in honor of Reverend H. W. Super in the cemetery of St. Luke’s Reformed Church, Trappe. It also reports that the Collegeville Fire Company has agreed to house an iron cage to be used for incarceration of law breakers.

Geographic Coverage

Collegeville, Montgomery, Pennsylvania




Historical Society of Trappe, Collegeville, and Perkiomen Valley



The Independent, V. 24, Thursday, September 21, 1899, [Whole Number: 1264]



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