Dolores I. Rowe's Around Avondale and West Grove (Postcard History Series) PDF

By Dolores I. Rowe

Chester County was once one of many 3 unique counties confirmed by way of William Penn, giving it a protracted heritage of cost and progress. round Avondale and West Grove positive factors historical postcards from Avondale, Baker's Station, Chatham, West Grove, and the encompassing quarter. Jennersville, situated in Penn Township, has shut ties to the rose began in London Grove. This region was once a wealthy agricultural district that had many nurseries (including considered one of international renown), creameries, mushroom farms, horse farms, an experimental farm for examine, and different agricultural ventures. White Clay Creek, now a federally precise wild and scenic river, supported many turbines. Granite and marble provided the quarry undefined. The township's place alongside the most highways among Lancaster, Wilmington, Philadelphia, and Baltimore made it a major direction for commerce.

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