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The Flow of History along Chester Creek
(2018)
  • Walter Cressler, West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Abstract
The Chester Creek watershed comprises 67.2 square miles of southeastern Pennsylvania and includes parts of fourteen townships, five boroughs, and one city. The main branch flows from its source in Westtown Township and runs a length of 24.5 miles through rural, suburban, and urban parts of Chester and Delaware Counties before reaching the Delaware River.This illustrated story highlights many of the natural and cultural features of the Chester Creek watershed, from its sources to where the creek finally meets the waters of the Delaware River.
Keywords
  • Chester Creek,
  • watershed,
  • John P. Crozer,
  • Rockdale,
  • Lenni,
  • Crozerville,
  • Parkmount,
  • West Branch,
  • Knowlton,
  • Glen Riddle,
  • Ivy Mills,
  • Glen Mills,
  • Newlin Grist Mill,
  • Westtown School,
  • Oakbourne Park,
  • Cheyney University,
  • Locksley,
  • Chester,
  • William Penn,
  • Caleb Pusey,
  • Thomas Cobourne
Disciplines
Publication Date
January 18, 2018
Citation Information
Walter Cressler. The Flow of History along Chester Creek. (2018)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/walter_cressler/21/
Creative Commons license
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons CC_BY-NC-ND International License.