Haverford Township (Paperback)

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Since its settlement in 1682 by Welsh Quakers, Haverford Township has been transformed from rolling farmland and water-powered mills to unique suburban neighborhoods linked by a common heritage. Historically, the township was known for gunpowder and textile manufacturing. Workers in the Nitre Hall Powder Mill produced powder for the War of 1812 and fabric for the Union army during the Civil War. The maker of nationally known Swell bubble gum is now Haverford Township''s only large manufacturing company. Haverford Township illustrates the strong community identity that has existed since the time of William Penn. Early photographs of the Philadelphia and West Chester Traction Company and the famous Red Arrow Lines will entertain history and railroad buffs alike. Familiar scenes of Haverford College, Haverford Meeting, and the Grange Estate await readers in this stunning pictorial history.

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Publisher Arcadia Pub
Mfg Part# 9780738513362
SKU 36265479
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0738513369
Release Date 10/17/2011
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 9.25H x 6.5L x 0.5T
From the Publisher
Editors Note Since its settlement in 1682 by Welsh Quakers, Haverford Township has been transformed from rolling farmland and water-powered mills to unique suburban neighborhoods linked by a common heritage. Historically, the township was known for gunpowder and textile manufacturing. Workers in the Nitre Hall Powder Mill produced powder for the War of 1812 and fabric for the Union army during the Civil War. The maker of nationally known Swell bubble gum is now Haverford Township's only large manufacturing company. Haverford Township illustrates the strong community identity that has existed since the time of William Penn. Early photographs of the Philadelphia and West Chester Traction Company and the famous Red Arrow Lines will entertain history and railroad buffs alike. Familiar scenes of Haverford College, Haverford Meeting, and the Grange Estate await readers in this stunning pictorial history.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0128
Publisher Arcadia Publishing (SC)
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