Business Directory and Gazetteer of Bucks County, Pennsylvania; Containing the Names, Business, and Post Office Address of Merchants, Manufacturers, Professional Men and Farmers
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...which was afterwards changed to the name of Menoniten Friedensbote, which is yet published semi-monthly, and is well patronized. The managing editor is Rev. A. B. Shelley. On the 4th of July, 1867, the first number of a daily newspaper appeared in Milford Square, of which John G. Stauflcr was the Editor and Pro 164 MILFORD TOWNSHIP. prietor. This paper, which is published in the German language, is independent in politics, and enjoys an extensive patronage, and is now published by the same Editor, as a weekly. The name of it is the Reformer and Advertiser. Advertisements are inserted in both languages. The population of Milford Township in 1784, was 861; in 1870; 2,895. CREEKS. Butter Creek rises in the Northwestern part of Rockhill Township, and running in a Westerly course enters Milford Township, and empties into Swamp Creek. Hazel Bach Creek is a small stream rising in the vicinity of Rocky Point, and runs a Southerly direction and empties into Swamp creek. Molasses Creek rises in the Northern interior of the Township, and running in a Southerly direction flows into Swamp Creek, near Milford Centre. Morgan's Creek rises in the vicinity of Trumbauersville, and rnnning an Easterly direction into and through Richland Township, enters the Tohickon. Schmoulz Creek rises in the vicinity of Spinnerstown, and running in a Southerly course, flows into Swamp Creek, near Milford Centre. Swamp Creek, which is the largest in the Township, rises in the Eastern part of the Township, and runs through Milford Square in a Southerly course enters Montgomery County, carrying with it the waters of Butter, Hazel Bach, Molasses, and Schmoulz Creeks to the Perkiomen. The other Creeks are Barrel Run and Lichen Creek. TOWNS. Gerysville, is a small village in the...
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