Kremer Eye Center Blog: Category Archives Local History

The History of Wilmington, DE

May 12, 2015

Wilmington Delaware is a fascinating city with a rich history of economic booms and social busts. Understanding Wilmington first requires you to understand how this interesting city started, and how it’s grown over the years. Initially settled as a Swedish fort at the mouth of the Christina River, the territory was purchased from the Lenape […]

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History of Cherry Hill, NJ

May 8, 2015

Cherry Hill, New Jersey may be best known today for “The Mall,” but the township has a rich history dating back to the 1600s. Native Americans and English Settlers Originally inhabited by the Lenni-Lenape tribe, English settlers known as Quakers arrived in this area of South Jersey in the late 1600s. The two cultures peacefully […]

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King of Prussia History

May 4, 2015

Pennsylvania’s city, King of Prussia, is situated in the Upper Merion Township of Montgomery County in close proximity to Philadelphia and Valley Forge. This regally-named city’s history has much to do with America’s independence. George Washington and an ex-Prussian army staff member trained up and developed an army in nearby Valley Forge. Today, King of Prussia boasts approximately 19,000 residents and is a major […]

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