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Author Name    PENDLETON, Philip E

Title   OLEY VALLEY HERITAGE. THE COLONIAL YEARS: 1700-1775

Binding   Hardcover

Publisher   Birdsboro Pennsylvania German Society 1994

Inscription   Signed by Author

Seller ID   798

Quarto in original cloth and photographic dust wrapper. SIGNED by the author. An in-depth study of the evolving patterns of settlement of the English, German and Swedish into the rich agricultural landscape of Berks County, Pennsylvania as understood through original documents, records, photographs and existing structures. Primary research contributes to the understanding of the development of this region's architectural, religious, economic, governmental and social institutions that came together to form a community. Profusely illustrated from photos, maps and architectural plans. A fine copy of this book that provides a snapshot of the intertwined lives and livelihoods of this prosperous Quaker and Pennsylvania-German community. Because of the beauty and number of the extant residential and agricultural buildings from the early period of America's history, Oley Township was listed as the first National Register Historic District occupying an entire rural municipality. Can be sold unopened in shrinkwrap or inscribed by the author. Please contact the bookseller directly to order if inscription requested. ; Signed by Author

Pennsylvania Colonial History Vernacular Architecture Social History Religious History American History Quakers Pennsylvania German Architecture

Price = 50.00 USD



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