Remembering Kensington & Fishtown : Philadelphia's riverward neighborhoods
|Format:||Print Book 2008|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
The Native Americans called it shackamaxon, the place where the chiefs meet, but Kensington soon became a meeting place of a different kind.
Ideologies and demagogues, industry and entrepreneurs all came together in Kensington and Fishtown. Kensington was the epicenter of the American vegetarian movement, and a decade later the area's shipyards gave birth to the U.S. Navy's first submarine. In Kensington & Fishtown, native son Kenneth W. Milano presents a collection of fascinating and diverse articles from his column The Rest is History. Relive the golden age of Kensington and Fishtown as you learn about learn about their fascinating pasts.
|Series||Vaughan, Robert, 1937- American chronicles.|
Kensington (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Fishtown (Philadelphia, Pa.) -- History.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History.
|Publisher|| Charleston, SC :History Press,2008
|Other Titles|| Kensington & Fishtown
128 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages -128).