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Title

Mouns Jones: Licensed Indian Trader in the Schuylkill Valley

Day of Event

Sunday, July 29

Time

2:00 p.m.

Place

Body

As his Swedish father in 17th century Philadelphia, Mouns Jones was a licensed Indian Trader, particularly in the newly settled area of the Manatawny/Monocacy Creeks. Like Conrad Weiser, he spoke the native’s language, and Jones traded actively with them. He was also a contributor to the treaties enacted during Penn’s era. Join historian Larry Ward as he presents newly found information about Mouns Jones, the first European to settle in the Berks County area. There will also be discussion of the various treaties enacted during the Penn era, prior to 1767 and the start of the French and Indian War.

DateofEvent

7/29/2018

Event Date/Time

7/29/2018 2:00 PM

Event End Date/Time

7/29/2018 3:00 PM

Event Type

Interpretive Program

Expires

8/1/2018

StartEnd Time

Sunday, July 29, 2018 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

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