John Beaver House

532 W. Main Street. John K. Beaver (1824–1906), a tailor by trade, lived for many years at 532 W. Main Street in Trappe. He operated a general store at 538 W. Main Street which was later taken over by his son-in-law, Edwin G. Brownback. The top photograph depicts John Beaver, his wife Mary (nee Shellenberger), one of their two daughters, and a niece standing in the front yard. The photograph below shows the same house with a small boy hiding amongst a profusion of potted plants in the yard. (Courtesy of Mayor Connie and Robert Peck.)
532 W. Main Street. John K. Beaver (1824–1906), a tailor by trade, lived for many years at 532 W. Main Street in Trappe. He operated a general store at 538 W. Main Street which was later taken over by his son-in-law, Edwin G. Brownback. The top photograph depicts John Beaver, his wife Mary (nee Shellenberger), one of their two daughters, and a niece standing in the front yard. The photograph below shows the same house with a small boy hiding amongst a profusion of potted plants in the yard. (Courtesy of Mayor Connie and Robert Peck.)

532 W. Main Street
Home of John K. Beaver, a tailor by trade, who later established
the Beaver & Shellenberger mercantile firm, which
operated in Skippack and later Trappe. In 1895, the Trappe
store at 538 W. Main was taken over by Beaver’s son-in-law,
E. G. Brownback. Private