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New Germantown

Toboyne Twp, Perry County, PA

Beginnings [1]

New Germantown in Toboyne Township is located twenty-eight miles west of Newport, almost at the extreme west end of Sherman's Valley. It was laid out in 1816 by Solomon Shelby. It was incorporated as a borough in 1842 by an act of the legislature, but forfeited its charter for failure to fulfill all the provisions of the act.

  1. National Historical Association, Inc., A History of the Juniata Valley, Vol I, pp 88, 1936, Harrisburg

Street Names
Main Street • Route 274