Along the Perkiomen, Pennsylvania (Postcard History Series)

Along the Perkiomen, Pennsylvania (Postcard History Series)

by Jerry A. Chiccarine

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Overview

The Perkiomen Creek is a picturesque stream that drains a major portion of western Montgomery County. It begins just beyond the northern borders of the county and travels south. The creek empties into the Schuylkill River at the county's lower border. The old Perkiomen Railroad closely followed the same path. Along the Perkiomen showcases postcards of the Perkiomen Valley in Montgomery County as it existed during the first half of the twentieth century. Readers will visit the villages and towns along the creek and others nearby. This visual journey is intended to provide a glimpse of the Perkiomen region's rich history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738538099
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 10/01/2005
Series: Postcard History Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,172,598
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 8.82(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

Jerry A. Chiccarine moved to Collegeville as a young child,

when his family purchased the Perkiomen Bridge Hotel in 1945. Now residing in Evansburg, he is a member of the Historical Society of Montgomery County and an avid postcard collector.

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