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    The Historical Society of Montgomery County is pleased to present Norristown Remembered — an exhibit that features Frank Batson’s paintings of Norristown and the surrounding region.

  • The History of Montgomery County

    Learn More About the History of Montgomery County, PA!

  • How the Streets Got Their Names

    Our cemetery walk and presentation on Saturday, September 23, 2017 looks at the families and individuals for which some of our local streets take their name. The event will feature a walking tour of Historic Montgomery Cemetery that begins at 11:00 am followed by light refreshments inside the Cemetery’s gatehouse with a presentation from 11:45 am to 12:30 pm.

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Saturday September 23
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Cemetery Tour and Presentation
How the Streets Got Their Names

Many of Norristown’s streets are named after the prominent individuals and families who resided in the area in the nineteenth century. This event will feature a walking tour and presentation that takes a look at the stories of these people and families that have formed Norristown’s identity. The walking tour will begin at 11:00 followed by light refreshments inside the Cemetery’s gatehouse with a presentation from 11:45 pm to 12:30 pm. The presentation will be provided by Barry Rauhauser, Executive Director of the Historical Society of Montgomery County.

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Funding for the Historical Society of Montgomery County is supported by a grant from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission,
a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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