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Phoenixville follows the path of a burgeoning Chester County community situated along the Schuylkill River. Beginning with the twilight of the 19th century and continuing through the dawn of a new millennium, vintage images are used in tandem with modern photography to illustrate the course the community has taken over the last century. Take a journey back in time to revisit the Phoenix Steel Corporation, horse-drawn carriages traveling along Bridge Street, and the rural character of Maple Lawn Farm.
ISBN: 9780738538563
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Pennsylvania
Series: Then and Now
Images: 200
Pages: 96
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Vincent Martino Jr., author of Phoenixville, was born and raised in Phoenixville. His knowledge of the community's history is wrought from experiences at local schools and owning a business downtown. He has spent decades acquiring postcards and photographs en route to assembling an archive befitting any local historian.
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