Providence Independent Newspaper, 1875-1898



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[4] p. “Persistent in the Right – Fearless in Opposing Wrong.” Newspaper published in Trappe, Pa. Weekly. Contains local, national and international news, fiction and advertisements.

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Trappe: E. S. Moser

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Trappe, Pennsylvania


newspaper, Trappe, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Freeland


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Published every Thursday.

This issue contains the first of a series of local history articles written by F. G. Hobson. This article discusses the original land acquisition from the Lenni Lenape and the origin of the name "Providence."

Also in this issue is an account of the two-day Sunday School Convention held in St. Luke's Reformed Church in Trappe, which involved both the Reverend J. H. A. Bomberger and Reverend H. W. Super.

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Trappe, Montgomery, Pennsylvania




Historical Society of Trappe, Collegeville, and Perkiomen Valley



Providence Independent, V. 8, Thursday, October 5, 1882, [Whole Number: 382]



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