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Amity Township


Township municipal offices are located at 2004 Weavertown Road, Douglassville, PA 19518; phone: 610-689-6000.

Originally part of Philadelphia County, Amity was first settled around 1693 and was incorporated in March, 1744.

Historic Resources

  • Browns Mill (Griesemer); eight contributing historic resources, part of the mill complex located along the Monocacy Creek.
  • Mouns Jones House, circa 1716, oldest surviving house in Berks County.
  • Old St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church, circa 1801, brownstone with herringbone-pattern facade.
  • Weidener Mill, circa 1855, along the Manatawny Creek, once part of a working farm.
  • White Horse Tavern, circa 1765, located at 509 Old Philadelphia Pike, Douglassville (formerly old village of Morlatton.)

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