New Brighton Revisited

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Overview
New Brighton is nestled along the east bank of the Beaver River. The Constable brothers laid out the town's first lots in 1815. The surveyors then named the town New Brighton after their hometown on the southern coast of England. New Brighton Revisited is another entertaining look at the town's rich historical past. Citizens who were prominent in promoting the growth and prosperity of the town included Sen. Samuel White, Joseph T. Pugh, Francis Reader, and Daniel Corbus. Businesses such as Pioneer Twine Mills, Wisener and Bingham Carriage Factory, E.R. Boots Dry Goods, J.J. Snellenburg Clothiers, Bestwick Hardware, Martsolf Brothers Furniture Company, Pryde-Wynne Company, Locke's Service Stations, Morell's Pizza Shop, and Pullion's Paints and Supplies all helped to shape New Brighton's development into what it has become today. New Brighton Revisited takes a nostalgic journey into the town's sports history, dating back to 1896. The community has seen a revitalization in the past year, with new businesses moving into the historic downtown area.
Details
ISBN: 9781467122214
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Date:
State: Pennsylvania
Series: Images of America
Images: 221
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Author
Karen Helbling is a past president of the New Brighton Historical Society as well as the former editor of Milestones, the journal of Beaver County history. She currently serves as the Daugherty Township historian. Photographs for this book came from the author as well as from private collections.