Northern Chester County, Pennsylvania (Postcard History Series)

Northern Chester County, Pennsylvania (Postcard History Series)

by Vincent Martino
     
 


Northern Chester County follows a path of progress and preservation in an area often referred to as "the New Main Line." Starting out in the late 19th century, vintage postcards illustrate the area's transformation from pastoral countryside to a much-sought-after suburban locale. Look through a window into the past and see Simpson's General Store in Lionville, the… See more details below

Overview


Northern Chester County follows a path of progress and preservation in an area often referred to as "the New Main Line." Starting out in the late 19th century, vintage postcards illustrate the area's transformation from pastoral countryside to a much-sought-after suburban locale. Look through a window into the past and see Simpson's General Store in Lionville, the Paoli Inn on Lancaster Avenue, and the French Creek Falls Hotel in St. Peter's Village.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738545714
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
08/28/2006
Series:
Postcard History Series
Pages:
127
Sales rank:
1,378,475
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author


Vincent Martino Jr., a lifelong resident of Chester County, is the author of Images of America: Phoenixville and Then & Now: Phoenixville. His knowledge of the area's rich history has been cultivated through several years of study and research. He has spent decades acquiring postcards and photographs, en route to assembling an archive befitting any local historian.

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