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West Chester is a thriving modern American town that honors its historic past and has become a sought-after location to live. First known as Turks Head, the town was a frequent stop for travelers before the American Revolution. Later, Abraham Lincoln’s first campaign biography was printed in the town. West Chester is the seat of government for Chester County, one of the most affluent and best governed counties in the nation. West Chester and the county have been named repeatedly by a myriad of national publications as one of the top places to live, work, and raise a family in the United States. The community offers many exciting events during the year, including a professional bicycle race, parades, and art and restaurant festivals. West Chester’s famous residents include composer Samuel Barber and artist Horace Pippin.
Number of Pages: 95
Genre: History, Photography
Series Title: Images of Modern America
Publisher: Arcadia Pub
Author: Bruce E. Mowday & Melissa A. Mowday
Street Date: October 3, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-31-3579
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