Providence Independent Newspaper, 1875-1898



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[4] P. "Accept the Truth Wherever Found - Do Right for the Sake of Right." Newspaper published in Collegeville, Pa. Weekly. Contains local, national and international news, fiction and advertisements.

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Collegeville: E. S. Moser

Place of Publication

Collegeville, Pennsylvania


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


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


Published every Thursday.

This issue contains an article entitled “Recollections of Freeland Seminary” by George N. Corson. It also prints an article entitled “The Political Equality of Woman” by Harriet Henry of Germantown, Pennsylvania. It notes that Jonathan Davis, blacksmith, has relocated to a converted barn on the premises of the Perkiomen Bridge Hotel. It also reports that a committee was formed at Ursinus College to plan an observance for the fiftieth anniversary, in 1898, of the beginning of educational work occurring on the grounds owned by the college.

Geographic Coverage

Collegeville, Montgomery, Pennsylvania




Historical Society of Trappe, Collegeville, and Perkiomen Valley



Providence Independent, V. 22, Thursday, April 1, 1897, [Whole Number: 1136]



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