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Historic hamlet of the late 1800s.

LIMA. This is a hamlet of 150 inhabitants in Middletown township, Delaware county, 2 1/2 miles west of Media court house and 1 1/2 north of Glen Riddle, the most available shipping point, located on W.C .& P. and P. & B.C.R.R's. W. M. Thomas, postmaster. [Polk's Gazetteer, 1882]

  • Baldwin Joseph W, painter.
  • Chown Martha R, Hotel. Chown Richard, veterinary surgeon.
  • Jamison Jacob, iron ore miner.
  • Jobson B F, meat market. J
  • Jobson Samuel, meat market.
  • Lyons E C, hotel.
  • Menagh Bowen, meat market.
  • Moat Wm I, shoemkr.
  • Russell Wm, undertaker.
  • Smith Morris, carpenter.
  • Thomas W M, General Store.
  • Townsend John, blacksmith.
  • Trimble Samuel, physician.
  • Turner W W, wagonmkr.
  • Woodward G L, meat market.
  • Yarnall George, live stock.
  • Yearsley Humphrey, flour mill.

School District: Rose Tree-Media

Lima Map

Street Names
Baltimore Pike • Pennell Road

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