Old Mills of New Hope-Solebury: The rise and fall of an industrial dynamo 1750-1850. Willis M. Rivinus.

Old Mills of New Hope-Solebury: The rise and fall of an industrial dynamo 1750-1850

by the author, 2012. Softcover. As new. Oversized in illustrated glossy softcovers. 58 pp. Illustrated with vintage photos, maps, reproductions, drawings, diagrams. From the mid-17th to the mid-19th centuries, Solebury Township (and what was to become New Hope Borough in 1837) was the manufacturing heartland of Bucks County along the Delaware River in eastern Pennslyvania. The area had at least forty mills--sawing lumber, carving exterior and interior mouldings, creating doors, crarding and cleaning Merino wool, cultivating silkworms, paper, and for various agrigultural purposes. As New. Item #E24307

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