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By Dolores I. Rowe

Chester County was once one of many 3 unique counties validated by way of William Penn, giving it an extended historical past of payment and progress. round Avondale and West Grove positive aspects old postcards from Avondale, Baker's Station, Chatham, West Grove, and the encircling quarter. Jennersville, positioned in Penn Township, has shut ties to the rose began in London Grove. This sector was once a wealthy agricultural district that had many nurseries (including one among global renown), creameries, mushroom farms, horse farms, an experimental farm for learn, and different agricultural ventures. White Clay Creek, now a federally specified wild and scenic river, supported many generators. Granite and marble provided the quarry undefined. The township's position alongside the most highways among Lancaster, Wilmington, Philadelphia, and Baltimore made it an enormous path for commerce.

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