Chester County by Chester County Historical Society

Chester County

byChester County Historical Society

Kobo ebook | September 22, 2004

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Located in a picturesque setting of rolling hills, rich farmland, and lush forests, Chester County belongs to one of South Carolina's most historic regions: the Olde English District. From its role in the Revolutionary War to its present position in Palmetto politics, culture, and commerce, Chester County has played a vital role in the direction and development of South Carolina over the years.Celebrating the Chester County of yesteryear, this volume, using over 200 vintage black-and-white photographs, explores the county's history and geography, from its rural backroads to the bustling streets of downtown Chester. Chester County providesa rare opportunity for readers to experience the everyday life of previous generations, showcasing their places of worship, their early business ventures, and their residences. Roaming the countryside of decades past, through a landscape of bountiful cotton and turn-of-the-century textile mills, readers of all ages will discover their hometowns anew, meeting common and prominent citizens, such as veterans, teachers, farmers, mayors, businessmen, and other civic leaders. These images and their stories recall a simpler time and preserve for future generations visions of Chester County's unique past.
Title:Chester CountyFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:September 22, 2004Publisher:Arcadia PublishingLanguage:English

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