The Perkiomen Creek is a picturesque stream that drains a major portion of western Montgomery County. It begins just beyond the northern borders of the county and travels south. The creek empties into the Schuylkill River at the county's lower border. The old Perkiomen Railroad closely followed the same path. Along the Perkiomen showcases postcards of the Perkiomen Valley in Montgomery County as it existed during the first half of the twentieth century. Readers will visit the villages and towns along the creek and others nearby. This visual journey is intended to provide a glimpse of the Perkiomen region's rich history.
About the Author
Jerry A. Chiccarine moved to Collegeville as a young child,
when his family purchased the Perkiomen Bridge Hotel in 1945. Now residing in Evansburg, he is a member of the Historical Society of Montgomery County and an avid postcard collector.