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Palmyra Borough

Palmyra Borough Hall is located at 325 South Railroad Street, Palmyra PA 17078; phone: 717-838-6361.

Beginnings [1]

A neat brick and frame community with a tree-shaded main street, was settled by John Palm, who came to America from Germany in 1749. There are four large shoe factories here, a textile mill, a box factory, a slaughterhouse, and limestone and stone crushing works.

  1. Writers Project, Works Project Administration, Pennsylvania, A Guide to the Keystone State, 1940, Federal Works Agency, John M. Carmody, Administrator
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