Located in Montgomery County, Skippack is a small, desirable Philadelphia suburb with a rich American history. Originally named “Schippach” after a German town in Bavaria, the town was founded in the 1680’s when German settlers overran Germantown. During the Revolutionary War, Skippack Village was one of General George Washington's encampments just before the Battle of Germantown and his historical stay at Valley Forge. The first house was built in 1720, which today serves as a historical landmark. Gradually over time, Skippack has evolved into a beautiful and quaint shopping-centric town full of shops, restaurants, and activities for everyone.
Residents of Skippack can take advantage of local businesses year round, but have the added advantage of “Skippack First Fridays” when local businesses offer specials to enjoy the rich local art and music scene. Between First Fridays, the annual Village Carnival, and Winetober Fest, there is no shortage of events and attractions for all. Centrally located in Skippack is Skippack Village, a quaint, but diverse shopping village with over 80 shops and restaurants to choose from. Walking through, residents can visit many unique shops and restaurants, antique shops, and art galleries, or take a break and enjoy year round free concerts and events. Nearby, Evansburg State Park offers an outdoor hiking haven for outdoorsy residents, and horseback riding for equestrian enthusiasts. A multitude of other parks offer lush green space and peaceful retreats from the action.
With highly rated schools and a well developed suburban rural charm, Skippack is small town living at its finest. Call me to make Skippack your new home.
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