John F. Oyler,Bridgeville Area Historical Society's Bridgeville (Images of America) PDF

By John F. Oyler,Bridgeville Area Historical Society

ISBN-10: 0738572241

ISBN-13: 9780738572246

ISBN-10: 1531647383

ISBN-13: 9781531647384

Bridgeville has a wealthy historic background relationship again to Colonial instances. within the early 1800s, a small village grew alongside the meandering Chartiers Creek among bridges at the Black Horse path. the development of the Chartiers Valley Railroad, the institution of the Norwood lodge, and the hole of business bituminous coal mines within the zone generated a inhabitants increase that inspired citizens to hunt autonomy from top St. Clair Township. In 1901, the borough of Bridgeville was once included, and the subsequent 50 years observed the neighborhood turn into the social and enterprise middle for the 4 neighboring townships with faculties, church buildings, and a bustling downtown enterprise surroundings. Bridgeville continues to be shut adequate to Pittsburgh to benefit from the cultural benefits of a large urban, but some distance adequate away to hold the texture of a small hometown.

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