The Role of Philadelphia’s Main Line in Establishing America’s Railroad Network

Code: LH42814

Dates: February 23, 2023

Meets: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Sessions: 1

Location: Creutzburg Center

Course Fee: $41.00

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During the 19th century, the Pennsylvania Railroad emerged as the undisputed dominant railroad of the United States and the largest business corporation in the world. With most of its executives and more than half of its corporate presidents living in Lower Merion, the Pennsy’s corporate culture heavily influenced a unique upper-class community known as Main Line Society. Examine the culture of excellence of the Pennsylvania Railroad Corporation and its influence on this unique society of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Fee: $41.00
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Creutzburg Center

260 Gulph Creek Road
Radnor, PA 19087
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Perry Hamilton

Perry was born and raised in Lower Merion where he and his wife Betsy have raised their three children. He graduated from Susquehanna University in 1974 with a BA in History. Since graduating from college, he has enjoyed a business career of more than 45 years in a variety of private sector industries such as Commercial Banking, Automobile manufacturing, and Wholesale Lumber. During his adult life, Perry has read countless history books with much of his personal focus on business history. Among his associations is the Lower Merion Historical Society where he has been a board member and officer for more than 5 years.

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