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Lower Merion and Narberth

Lower Merion and Narberth


Author(s):

Lower Merion Historical Society

ISBN:

9780738573380

# of Pages:

128

Publisher:

Arcadia Publishing

On Sale Date:

10/04/2010

Binding:

Softcover

# of Images:

200 Black and White

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Book Description:


First settled in 1682 by William Penn's coterie of Welsh Quakers, the Lower Merion area has since undergone several transformations: from farmland, to the home of Philadelphia's industrial elite, to built-out suburb. Besides the development of the unique and impressive Main Line mansions for which the area is famous, Lower Merion and Narberth have been the scene of dramatic railroad rivalries and advances for the middle class. Lower Merion and Narberth focuses on the era of the most intense development, between 1900 and 1950, when the character of each individual neighborhood was coming into its own.

Author Bio: The Lower Merion Historical Society is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to "Preserving Our Past for the Future." For more than 60 years, they have accomplished this by stewardship of local history, education of the community, preservation of historic resources, and outreach to promote awareness of the cultural heritage of the Township of Lower Merion and the Borough of Narberth.

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