Philadelphia's River Wards is the story of five remarkable neighborhoods that line the banks of the Delaware River from Vine Street to the Frankford Creek: Northern Liberties, Kensington, Port Richmond, Frankford, and Bridesburg. The first white settlers arrived in the area in the 1600s, and the population grew with the influx of European immigrants in the 1800s and early 1900s. Industry flourished as fabric and textile mills sprang up and shipyards and terminals lined the waterfront. In 1922, the Frankford El, a ...

Philadelphia's River Wards 2003, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738512129

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Philadelphia's River Wards 2003, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531608088

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