The Historical Society
of Trappe, Collegeville, Perkiomen Valley, Inc.
Trappe, PA 19426
The Henry Muhlenberg House
301 W. Main St.
201 W. Main St.
House, at 201 W. Main Street
in Trappe, was
purchased by the society in 1989 and has been restored
to the period of 1776 when Henry
Muhlenberg resided there. Muhlenberg's Journal has
provided a wealth of
information. Of particular interest are the roles of his sons,
and Frederick, during the Revolutionary War and establishment of
The exterior renovation was completed in 1995. The task of appointing the Muhlenberg House with appropriate furniture is ongoing, and many pieces have been donated. In 2000, the house was included in the National Register of Historic Places after years of community participation and support in purchasing and preserving this site at a cost of over a million dollars.
Henry Melchior Muhlenberg
Picture courtesy of The Muhlenbergs of Pennsylvania by Paul A. W. Wallace
Please look at the following links for additional information.
SunPower Builders, Renovation, Pictures and Story
The fascinating history of the Muhlenberg Family Bible
|Pictures inside The
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