The Inaugural Edition of the Germantown Crier, 1949


The first edition – Volume 1, Number 1 of the ‘Germantowne Crier’ published in January of 1949.
The original cost was 25 cents! It is full of great advertisements from the Germantown area and features a number of articles about the Harkness House (the current home of GHS!), Market Square and the Great Road.

  • Morris House by John W. Jackson
  • Harkness House by Edward W. Hocker
  • Memories of Old Germantown, Particularly of Market Square by Elliston P. Morris
  • The Great Road to Germantown by Frances Anne Wister
  • Why a Community Council? by Bruce Jones
  • A Sketch of Germantown Historical Society by Katherine Richardson Wireman

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