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In 1729, John Conrad Weiser, the main recognized citizen of the world, joined his fellow Germans and equipped his domicile simply east of present-day Womelsdorf. The payment grew within the 1800s with a turnpike, a canal, a railroad, and extra highways. Villages have been began, and 3 grew to become boroughs. Womelsdorf is the oldest borough within the western a part of Berks County, whereas Robesonia and Wernersville have been railroad cities specified by the 1850s.
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