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Around Saegertown, Pennsylvania (Images of America Series)
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Around Saegertown, Pennsylvania (Images of America Series)

by Joshua F. Sherretts
 

Chosen for the beauty and utility of the graceful French Creek, the area now known as Saegertown was first settled by brothers Arthur and Patrick McGill in 1792. Nine years later, Holland Land Company agent Rodger Alden bought land from the McGills and built a mill along the creek, starting a community that thrives to this day. Around Saegertown chronicles how

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Chosen for the beauty and utility of the graceful French Creek, the area now known as Saegertown was first settled by brothers Arthur and Patrick McGill in 1792. Nine years later, Holland Land Company agent Rodger Alden bought land from the McGills and built a mill along the creek, starting a community that thrives to this day. Around Saegertown chronicles how Saegertown and its neighboring villages and rural areas transformed from a small agricultural community into an area full of industry and tourism attracting the wealthy and influential to its elegant inns and healing mineral springs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738550442
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
08/08/2007
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,359,492
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


Joshua F. Sherretts is the museum assistant at the Baldwin-Reynolds House Museum in Meadville. The museum is known for conveying the life of its former owners, U.S. Supreme Court justice Henry Baldwin, Meadville mayor William Reynolds, and his son John Earle, as well as the rural history of Crawford County. The museum also owns the office of Dr. J. Russell Mosier, country doctor from Littles Corners (Hayfield), one of the areas included in this book. The museum and office are owned by the Crawford County Historical Society and operated by the Baldwin-Reynolds House Museum Operating Committee.

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