Silver Spring Township Christine Clepper Musser

Silver Spring Township

Author: Christine Clepper Musser
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Book Title
Silver Spring Township
Author
Christine Clepper Musser
ISBN
9781531673314
Established in 1757, Silver Spring Township is the fourth-oldest township in Cumberland County. The area was founded by the Scots-Irish, who cleared the area for farming and built taverns, inns, and mercantile businesses. Eventually, the villages of Hogestown and New Kingstown were established; these two villages are still home to many township residents. Rich in history, Silver Spring is home to the Silver Spring Presbyterian Church, the oldest church west of the Susquehanna River. Between 2012 and 2013, Silver Spring Township was the fourth-largest growing township in Pennsylvania. What were once heavily traveled Native American trails have become well-traveled highways and byways, and within a few hours, travelers can be in New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, DC. Through vintage photographs, Silver Spring Township shares and celebrates the history of this well-preserved community.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Christine Clepper MusserPublisher: Arcadia Publishing Library EditionsPublished: 09/22/2014ISBN: 9781531673314Pages: 130Weight: 0.91lbsSize: 9.61h x 6.69w x 0.38d
Established in 1757, Silver Spring Township is the fourth-oldest township in Cumberland County. The area was founded by the Scots-Irish, who cleared the area for farming and built taverns, inns, and mercantile businesses. Eventually, the villages of Hogestown and New Kingstown were established; these two villages are still home to many township residents. Rich in history, Silver Spring is home to the Silver Spring Presbyterian Church, the oldest church west of the Susquehanna River. Between 2012 and 2013, Silver Spring Township was the fourth-largest growing township in Pennsylvania. What were once heavily traveled Native American trails have become well-traveled highways and byways, and within a few hours, travelers can be in New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, DC. Through vintage photographs, Silver Spring Township shares and celebrates the history of this well-preserved community.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Christine Clepper Musser
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing Library Editions
Published: 09/22/2014
ISBN: 9781531673314
Pages: 130
Weight: 0.91lbs
Size: 9.61h x 6.69w x 0.38d
Established in 1757, Silver Spring Township is the fourth-oldest township in Cumberland County. The area was founded by the Scots-Irish, who cleared the area for farming and built taverns, inns, and mercantile businesses. Eventually, the villages of Hogestown and New Kingstown were established; these two villages are still home to many township residents. Rich in history, Silver Spring is home to the Silver Spring Presbyterian Church, the oldest church west of the Susquehanna River. Between 2012 and 2013, Silver Spring Township was the fourth-largest growing township in Pennsylvania. What were once heavily traveled Native American trails have become well-traveled highways and byways, and within a few hours, travelers can be in New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, DC. Through vintage photographs, Silver Spring Township shares and celebrates the history of this well-preserved community.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Christine Clepper Musser
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing Library Editions
Published: 09/22/2014
ISBN: 9781531673314
Pages: 130
Weight: 0.91lbs
Size: 9.61h x 6.69w x 0.38d