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A Visitor’s Guide to Royersford, Pennsylvania

When planning a trip to Pennsylvania, be sure to add Royersford to your itinerary! This charming borough is located in Montgomery County, just a short drive from Philadelphia. Royersford is the perfect place to enjoy some small-town charm while still being close to all the great attractions Pennsylvania offers. See more here.

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Here’s a visitor’s guide to help you plan your trip to Royersford. 


Royersford was founded in 1707 by John Taylor, a Quaker minister from England. The borough was named after Taylor’s hometown of Royersford, England. In the late 1800s, Royersford became a hub for the textile industry. The introduction of the railroad made it easy to transport goods to and from the borough, and several textile mills were built along the Schuylkill River. The textile industry remained an essential part of the borough’s economy until the mid-20th century, when the mills began to close. Today, Royersford is a thriving community with a mix of historical and modern architecture. The borough’s Main Street is lined with quaint shops and restaurants, and several historic buildings, including the Taylor House Museum, are open to the public. There are plenty of things to see and do in Royersford. Here are some of the borough’s best attractions. The Taylor House Museum: This historic house was built in 1740 by John Taylor, the founder of Royersford. The museum is open to the public and features exhibits on the borough’s history and the Taylor family. The Schuylkill River Trail. This popular trail runs for nearly 28 miles along the banks of the Schuylkill River. The trail is perfect for hiking, biking, and walking and offers views of the river and the surrounding countryside. Read about Reasons to Make Yerkes, Pennsylvania, Your Next Vacation Destination here.

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