King of Prussia resident and historian Michael Shaw has extensively researched the history of the King of Prussia Mall over the better part of four years. Detailed here is a comprehensive narrative of the mall including the backdrop to its introduction from whence Upper Merion Township became a major intersection for key regional highways.

Today, the King of Prussia Mall remains a fixture in the community. It has created countless memories for millions of people who walked its many halls and visited its thousands of stores.

Take a ride through the sands of time and enjoy the fifty five plus years of America’s most iconic mall!