'When Chester County stood alone' (History in the 'burbs)
Woman suffrage was on the ballot in 1915, but only one local county voted Yes.
See "When Chester County stood alone" at Retrospect
“When Chester County stood alone” is the latest edition of Retrospect, a regular look at the history of Philadelphia's western suburbs. Retrospect appears monthly in Main Line Today.
Coming next month: "The Pennsy versus the papermaker." Like gorillas, big corporations make messes wherever they please -- as a Lower Merion papermaker discovered in the 1880s.
News! These columns will be published in book form by The History Press in 2010. Stay tuned for details about The Hidden History of the Main Line, The Hidden History of Delaware County and The Hidden History of Chester County.
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