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West Chester - Images of Modern America

West Chester Images of America

by Bruce E. Mowday and Melissa A. Mowday

Published by Arcadia Publishing 2016. $22.99 soft cover, 200 color images.

Part of Arcadia’s Images of Modern America series, this book is a pictoral essay of the charming and historic Borough of West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Bruce Mowday, along with his daughter Melissa, provide thoughtful text with images that tell the story of one of America's great small towns. Featured are the many family-friendly events happening year-round in West Chester plus the business and social aspects of this community located in the heart of Pennsylvania's Brandywine Valley. It is a welcome addition to anyone who enjoys a contemporary look at a historic community.

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Available at Chester County Historical Society Museum Shop:
225 North High St (at Chestnut)
West Chester, PA 19380

A portion of the proceeds support the Chester County Historical Society.

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Bruce E. Mowday is an award winning author and newspaper reporter. He has authored more than 16 books on history, sports, business and true crime. Mowday has appeared on the Discovery ID channel, C-SPAN, the Pennsylvania Cable Network and Philadelphia and local television shows. He is a contributing editor with Business 2 Business magazine. Mowday has hosted his own radio shows and was chairman of the Chester County Historical Society and president of the Brandywine Battlefield Park Associates. He is a board member of the Valley Forge Park Alliance and the Chester County Conference and Visitors Bureau. He is a frequent speaker at various civic and historical groups. For more information on Mowday, his books and his schedule of events, see


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