Perkasie Historical Society

513 W Walnut St  Perkasie PA 18944-1345  http://www.perkasiehistory.org/index.htm (215) 453-1062

Summary:

The Perkasie Historical Society, founded in 1954, strives to help preserve the history of Perkasie Borough. Perkasie is located approximately 30 miles north of Philadelphia. This volunteer organization relies on the support of the community as it cares for the four historic venues: the South Perkasie Covered Bridge, the Perkasie Carousel, Perkasie Museum and the Stout Family Cemetery.  Their Great War collections include significant resources documenting the community during the war years as well as the lives of returning veterans.

Notable Collections:

Perkaise Historical Society Digital Collection [http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:345338]

Notable Individual Resources:

Perkasie World War I Tobacco Fund Book (This is a collection of biographies and images of each Perkasie World War I soldier).  [http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:345016]

World War I Scrapbook. (World War I scrapbook as well as images from Paul Sine, a military photographer) [http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:345338]

 

Photograph 7, Sine World War I Collection. Photograph 22, Sine World War I Collection. Page, 25: Charles D. Bartholomew, Perkasie World War I Tobacco Fund Book.

 

Other Institutions:

The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

The Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia is one of the world's premier research collections in the history of medicine. The unique holdings include over 400 incunables (books printed before 1500), an extensive collection of manuscripts and archives, and a comprehensive collection of 19th and early 20th-century medical journals.

The Athenaeum of Philadelphia

The description, collection summary, and notable resources for the Athenaeum of Philadelphia

Fort Mifflin on the Delaware

This museum preserves and maintains this Revolutionary War era fort and offers extensive programming to the public.

 


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