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Encyclopedia > Paper Mill Run

Paper Mill Run is a small tributary of Wissahickon Creek in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. For most of its length the present-day stream flows under Lincoln Drive. The stream first sees daylight near Johnson Street. During the 18th century the stream possessed a small community of thriving mills, and dams were built along the creek to power the mills. William Rittenhouse, grandfather of the astronomer David Rittenhouse, built the first paper mill in America along Paper Mill Run in the late 1600s. This location was then known as Rittenhousetown. Wissahickon Creek is a stream in southeastern Pennsylvania. ... Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Map Political Statistics Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 County Philadelphia County Mayor John F. Street (D) Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 369 km² (143 mi²) 350 km² (135 mi²) 20... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq. ... David Rittenhouse. ...


References

  • Finkel, Kenneth, ed. Philadelphia Almanac and Citizen’s Manual. Philadelphia, PA: Library Company, 1995.

See also

   
Philadelphia Portal

This is a list of rivers in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania Allegheny River Clarion River Conemaugh River Delaware River Juniata River Lehigh River Monongahela River Ohio River Schuylkill River Susquehanna River West Branch Susquehanna River Youghiogheny River See also List of rivers in the United States This list... Image File history File links Portal. ...

External links

  • Creek to sewer history
  • aerial photo

 
 

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