Order Nr. 105308 NEWARK. William Francis.


Part of the 'Then & Now' series.

  • Mount Pleasant, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2010.
  • 8vo
  • stiff paper wrappers
  • 96 pages
  • ISBN: 9780738585871

Price: $21.99  other currencies

Order Nr. 105308

New Ark, as it is pronounced and appeared on colonial maps, is located in New Castle County near the borders of Pennsylvania and Maryland. Scotch-Irish and Welsh settlers developed Newark as a market town around the intersection of two Lenni Lenape trails. Newark remained little more than a village throughout its history, reaching a population of only 11,000 by 1960. Today it is over 30,000, with an additional 15,000 students at the University of Delaware.

Author Bio: Author William Francis has witnessed this drastic change and chronicles it in photographs. Signed by the author.