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Pennsylvania German Society, etc.

DearREADERS,

A study of the life and times of my ancestor Conrad WEISER, started my interest in early Pennsylvania Germans. You may be interested in the websites I've currently cited as online historical background resources in
my notes for this branch of the family:

Pennsylvania German Society
http://www.pgs.org/

Here we learn about my friend Audrey's ancestor - David RITTENHOUSE & his father.
-- In 1690 William Rittenhouse built the first paper mill in America, on a branch of the Wissahickon Creek, near Philadelphia.
-- The first approximately accurate calculation of the distance from the earth to the sun was made by David Rittenhouse in 1769.

Berks County Historical Society http://www.berkshistory.org/

Ephrata Cloister www.ephratacloister.org 

Heritage Center of Lancaster County http://www.lancasterheritage.com/

Happy family tree climbing!
Myrt      :)
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