West Chester PA Walking Tour Book
West Chester, Six Walking Tours
by Bruce Mowday
Photography by Rick Davis
Introduction by Malcolm Johnstone
Foreword by Mayor Dick Yoder
Maps by Steve Pinkston
Published by Schiffer Books 2006. $19.95 soft cover, 128 pages, 152 full-color images, 5 maps, 8-1/2 x 11 inches.
West Chester, a picturesque Pennsylvania town recently selected as a Distinctive Destination by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, retains all the charm and history of an American colonial town. More than 4,200 structures are listed in the National Register of Historic Places and this book explores the best of them in neighborhoods dating from 1686. This book is the perfect companion while strolling through its streets on a beautiful day or as a memento for lovers of history, architecture, and small-town living.
The text uncovers the history of significant sites while accompanying photographs bring the book to life. The six tours reveal over 75 sites in 152 stunning color photographs. Maps for each tour help readers navigate this historic southeastern Pennsylvania town.
Residents and visitors alike will cherish this volume. It's a great way to share the wonderful qualities of West Chester with friends and relatives.
Buy your copies at the Chester County Historical Society Museum Shop:
CCHS Museum Shop
225 North High St (at Chestnut)
West Chester, PA 19380
Chester County Historical Society