Wilmington in Vintage Postcards

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Situated strategically in the midst of such large urban centers as Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York City, the city of Wilmington, Delaware, boasts its own unique character as well as a fascinating and continuously evolving history that has spanned more than 350 years. Officially chartered in 1832, this determined community has steadily developed a prosperous business economy—fueled in earlier times by thedemands of war and more recently by a liberal tax structure—as well as a dynamic residential life for the thousands who make Wilmington home.
ISBN: 9780738506470
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Delaware
Series: Postcard History Series
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
In Wilmington, author, historian, and avid postcard collector Marjorie G. McNinch shares the remarkable story of Wilmington's past through vintage picture postcards. Featuring historic sites, local faces, and scenes from days gone by, these striking images, first made popular at the last turn of the century, along with detailed captions, pay special tribute to Wilmington's singular heritage.
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