Snyder County

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Snyder County was carved out of the southern portion of Union County in 1855. Named after Selinsgrove resident and Pennsylvania's only three-term governor Simon Snyder (1808–1817), the county is unique in many ways. It is part of the extensive early-nineteenth-century Pennsylvania Canal System's Susquehanna Division and home to one of the nation's first coeducational colleges, Susquehanna University. In the western section of the county, McClure is a town that was created by and for the convenience of the mid-nineteenth-century Middle Creek Valley Railroad. Snyder County is a historical tour of these ever-changing communities through more than two hundred new and far-ranging images, many never before published, mainly from the outstanding postcard collection of county resident Ron Nornhold.
ISBN: 9780738537405
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Pennsylvania
Series: Postcard History Series
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Jim Campbell and the Snyder County Historical Society collaborated to produce this volume. Campbell is also the author of Snyder County, in the Images of America series. Proceeds from the sale of this book benefit the Snyder County Historical Society.
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