Purportedly named for the many beech trees growing on its hillsides, Beechview was settled by Scotch-Irish and English pioneers in the late 1700s. This Pittsburgh neighborhood stretches along a broad ridge two and a half miles south of the Point. While Pittsburgh grew and developed into the political and economic center of the region, on the ridge, self-reliant farmers, miners, and shopkeepers maintained an easy interdependency. In 1905, Beechview separated from Union Township to become a borough. The broad ridge was ...

Beechview 2005, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738537887

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Beechview 2005, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531622404