Pottstown is a borough located in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States of America, on the Schuylkill River, near Philadelphia. Pottstown was settled in the mid 18th century and was originally named Pottsgrove. Both names of the city honor the founder - John Potts. In 1815, the locality was incorporated as a borough and officially named Pottstown. The main pillars of the economy of Pottstown are farming and dairying. Notable past or present residents of the city include one of the founders of the United Methodist Church - Jacob Albright, professional basketball player Dante Calabria, actress Naomi Childers, singer Daryl Hall and jazz trombonist Al Grey.
Top Attractions within Pottstown
Pottsgrove Manor is a historical building of the city. The manor was built in Pottstown in 1752 and is still standing. You can visit it on High Street. At the manor, you can enjoy several recreational activities like candle making, sewing or cooking lessons. You can also shop in the museum offering reproductions of decorations you can see in the manor.
Pocket Change is a local amusement park located downtown Pottstown. This attractions is appropriate for a family visit. You can enjoy great games and rides and at the end of the day you can enjoy a delicious dinner in the themed restaurant inside the park.
The Old Brick Church Historic Pottstown Walking Tour begins at the oldest church in Pottstown, built in 1796. During the tour you'll have the possibility to admire the scenic views of Pottstown and the beautiful old buildings. You will also hear a lot of interesting information related to the history of the city.
Cafe Mosaic is the perfect place to relax and enjoy delicious food. At this cafe, you can serve great fusion food in an upscale location. The atmosphere is great and the restaurant is easy to find on 50 Glocker Way.