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Photos below courtesy of Terry Redden Peters
in memory of her grandparents,

Frank and Bertha Packer.

Click here for two current aerial views taken from 14th & Walnut St.

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Chester, PA Edgmont Avenue, North from Elevated
(1919? PM)

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Market Street By Night, Chester, PA
(1915? PM)

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Young Men's Christian Association Building,
Chester, Pa.

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Armory, Chester, Pa.
(1913? PM)


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Fire Truck
Green Ridge Fire. Co. No. 1, Aston Township,
E. 7th St. & Morton Ave.


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Franklin Fire Co.
Chester, PA
(Undivided back - 1914? PM)


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Chester Bridgeport Ferry Matchbook


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Lee Lee
(625 Welsh St.)


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New City Hall,
Chester, Pa


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One Of The Entrances To United States Post Office, Chester, PA


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Bennett's Restaurant
506 Market Street
Chester, Pa.


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Community Memorial, Buckman Village,
Chester, Pa.


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Bird's-Eye View Looking towards Delaware River, Showing
Court House Tower
Post Office,
Chester, Pa.


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Bird's Eye View Of Chester
Looking North


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Pennsylvania R. R. Station, Chester, Pa.
(1913 PM)


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St. Michael's Church,
Parochial School and Rectory, Chester, Pa.
(1916 PM)


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Third Street Bridge,
Chester, Pa.
(1909 PM)


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Concrete Bridge,
Chester Park,
Chester, Pa.


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Elk's Home,
5th & Welsh Streets,
Chester PA


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Market Square,
Looking West On Third
(Undivided back)


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Market Street
Looking South,
Chester, PA
(1918 PM)

1-Chester National Bank
2-Cambridge Trust Build.
3-Delaware County Trust Bld.
4-Washington Hotel
Where arrow points runs
5th St."


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7th & Edgmont
c. 1919


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8th & Kerlin St.
c. 1907


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Aerial View
c. 1963


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Bird's Eye View


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9th Street Bridge


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Chester Arms Hotel
C. 1936


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Imperial Hotel


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Lee's Store
(Later Speare Brothers)
7th & Edgmont & Welsh


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Market Street


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Market Street
c. 1930


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Market Street
Market Square


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Masonic Temple


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Roder's Newsstand


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St. Michael's
Roman Catholic
Church & Parsonage


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"Stop at Chester"
PA Railroad Station
Christmas Scene


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West 9th Street


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Robert Wetherill Home
20th & Providence Ave.
c. 1917


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7th & Edgmont Ave.


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7th & Sproul Streets


Text is taken directly from the cards.
PM means postmark date.
Question marks mean that the date is not totally legible.
Undivided back cards date to pre-1907.

Thanks also to Rick Nicholson, rick@dca.net, for scanning and transmitting the pictures.