Beaver Falls

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Beaver Falls, known as Brighton before itsincorporation, is located in the western corner ofPennsylvania. During its first one hundred fifty years, residents of the town built it into a self-supporting community committed to family values. Extensive industrial development occurred during this period, and the city was described as "one of the most well-established manufacturing towns in western Pennsylvania." Carefully preserved images from the Beaver Falls Historical Society are combined with revealing and informative text in Beaver Falls. This fascinating new history includes some of the homes and businesses of early Beaver Falls families, and the railroad, canal, and river that connected Beaver Falls to the rest of the state. Newly discovered images and sources of the community's history make this exciting new book a rare and timeless keepsake.
ISBN: 9780738504346
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Pennsylvania
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
In 1945, several residents formed the Beaver Falls Historical Society. Fifty-five years later, another group of Beaver Falls residents has come together in the same spirit of preservation to compile an unprecedented pictorial history that chronicles the unique story of Beaver Falls and its people. Released just in time for the 200th Anniversary celebrations, Beaver Falls is a fitting tribute to a cherished community.
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