History of the Conestoga Turnpike through Chester County, Pennsylvania
by Quillman, Stuart H.
Pottstown, PA: Tursack Printing Inc, 1993. Second Printing. Hardcover. VG- (DJ has slight soil marks; former owner's name at front; otherwise clean; SIGNED BY AUTHOR on tp.). Forest green leather-like boards, gilt letters on spine, white & BW illus. dust jacket, illus. flyleaves, 102 pp., BW illus., maps. Presents the illustrated history of this roadway, originating as part of the Allegheny Path in the 1700s, finally paved in 1811, and considered to be Pennsylvania's fourth turnpike. It ran 17.5 miles from the junction of the Lancaster Turnpike in Malvern to the base of the Welsh Mountains, two miles east of Morgantown. A wonderful, literal trip down memory lane, and a great historical find complete with many archival photos. One of 2000 copies. This one is SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page.
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