Explore the county seat of Chester County, in the southeast corner of Pennsyvania. Its rich history and beautiful environs have made West Chester a prime destination for visitors over the years. As a result, many mementoes, in the form of postcards, have been produced, providing a rich chronicle of the evolving borough. Nearly 275 wonderful views of its streets, buildings, monuments, and people are brought together in this new book, offering the opportunity to see West Chester as it looked in the first half of the 20th century. This unique and wonderful look into the past will excite residents and visitors alike. For postcard collectors, this is the first price guide incorporating and understanding the vintage postcards of the Borough of West Chester. Whether you a postcard collector, historian, architecture buff, or a lover of all things beautiful this book is for you.
William (Bill) Schultz, a well known Postal Historian and Nationally Accredited Philatelic Judge, has been collecting West Chester historical material for more than 32 years. Robert (Bob) Sheller, a retired West Chester Police Sergeant has been a West Chester area resident for over 52 years and has been an avid collector of West Chester postcards and memorabilia for the past 25 years. They both live in the West Chester area.