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Jenkintown Chamber of Commerce

How to launch a business / The benefits of launching a business in Jenkintown, PA

Jenkintown Chamber of Commerce

550 Pinetown Road, Suite 236
Fort Washington Pennsylvania 19034
United States


Business Description

Launching a business can be an intimidating prospect, but there are many rewards that come with taking the leap. Jenkintown, Pennsylvania is a vibrant and diverse community with excellent resources for entrepreneurs. This article will discuss the benefits of starting a business in Jenkintown. These include access to talent and resources as well as established networks of local businesses and attractive living conditions. With a little research and careful planning, launching a business in Jenkintown can be a rewarding experience.

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Monday9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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About Fort Washington

Fort Washington is a census-designated place and suburb of Philadelphia in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 5,446 at the 2010 census. == History == Prior to the American Revolutionary War, present-day Fort Washington was settled by German immigrants, including Philip Engard who immigrated in 1728. Engard purchased a 100 acres (40 ha) lot of land on what was to be named Susquehanna Road and Fort Washington Avenue. By the mid-18th century, the area came to be known as Engardtown, and Fort Washington Avenue was originally called Engardtown Road. The house built by Philip Engard is listed as the "Engard Family Home - 1765" in the Upper Dublin Township Open Space & Environmental Resource Protection Plan - 2005, as part of the Upper Dublin Historical Properties #25. === American Revolutionary War === During the Philadelphia campaign of the American Revolutionary War, George Washington and the Continental Army encamped in present-day Fort Washington following their October 4, 1777 defeat at the Battle of Germantown, and immediately prior to their march to Valley Forge. During the encampment, Washington was headquartered at the Emlen House, built by George Emlen, a Quaker, in 1745. Later that year, between December 5 and December 8, 1777, the Battle of White Marsh was fought in present-day Fort Washington between the British and Continental Army. British commander General William Howe observed the American lines from the bell tower of St.

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