Around Pottstown, Pennsylvania (Postcard History Series)

Around Pottstown, Pennsylvania (Postcard History Series)

by Patricia Wanger Smith
     
 

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Around Pottstown travels back to Pottstown's golden era. Since its founding in 1752, Pottstown has had a catalytic effect on the surrounding area with its industrial and commercial growth during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The horse and wagon gave way to new transportation methods, such as canal boats, railroads, and bridges, which afforded

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Around Pottstown travels back to Pottstown's golden era. Since its founding in 1752, Pottstown has had a catalytic effect on the surrounding area with its industrial and commercial growth during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The horse and wagon gave way to new transportation methods, such as canal boats, railroads, and bridges, which afforded connections to the world market. Most importantly, this collection of vintage postcards shows Pottstown's citizens through the places where they shopped, went to school, worshiped, and celebrated life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738534923
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
02/15/2004
Series:
Postcard History Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,152,398
Product dimensions:
6.48(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.33(d)

Meet the Author


Patricia Wanger Smith has lived and worked all of her life in the greater Pottstown area. She is a graduate of Pottstown High School and Hahnemann University's Physician Assistant Program. She has been an appointed member of the North Coventry Historical Association since its inception.

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