Harford County in Vintage Postcards (Postcard History Series)

Harford County in Vintage Postcards (Postcard History Series)

by Bill Bates


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Since the early 1900s, postcards have offered views of all facets of life in Harford County. These keepsakes document natural beauties, such as Kilgore Falls, and natural disasters, such as the ice boulders that invaded Havre de Grace during the winter floods of the Susquehanna River. Church spires dominate a bird's eye view of Jarrettsville from 1910. The streets and stores of Aberdeen, Forest Hill, and Perryman come to life.
Postcards reveal the pride of homeowners in Darlington and Bel Air. This volume features the many hard-working citizens who helped the county prosper: farm hands, fishermen, smithies, North Harford slate quarry workers, and many more. World War I views of a soldier's life at Edgewood Arsenal salute the county's military. The stunning portraits in this collection highlight the people who made Harford County what it is today.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738517872
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 05/11/2005
Series: Postcard History Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,226,032
Product dimensions: 6.54(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.33(d)

About the Author

Bill Bates, author of Arcadia's Images of America: Bel Air, presents this volume that reveals Harford County as a place dedicated to family, faith, and community service.

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