Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Happy Birthday, Norristown !

Just a short Diary entry to commemorate Norristown's 203rd birthday. The town was incorporated on March 31, 1812.

At the time, it was a mere handful of square blocks downtown between Stony Creek and about Green Street. But there was already a courthouse and the Public Square, and a lot of enthusiasm and town pride.

We've grown both in area and population in the last 2 centuries.  It wasn't that long ago--just a few decades--that we still had enthusiasm and town pride. Time to reclaim that. We can give it to ourselves as a birthday present.

Happy Birthday, N-town!

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