Mooresburg, located in a valley in the southwestern part of the county, was laid out in 1806 by Stephen Moore, whose grandfather had come with William Penn on the “Welcome.” Christopher Latham Sholes, born here in 1819, invented the first workable typewriter, manufactured by the Remington Company in 1873.
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