To order any of these items by mail, please send a check or money order for the total price (including postage and handling), made out to SVHS, to Sewickley Valley Historical Society, 200 Broad Street, Sewickley, PA 15143.  We cannot accept credit cards.

FREE BOOKLET: Borough of Edgeworth: Centennial, 1904-2004

Edgeworth Booklet

This booklet, prepared by B. G. Shields and Susan Holton, presents a history of Edgeworth, including chapters on the origin of the name, the founding of the borough, the borough building, parks and recreation, etc., plus a time line of notable events.

Softbound, 8" x 7", 16 p., illus.

Price: FREE, plus $2.00 postage/handling

FREE BOOKLET: Preserving the Historic Architecture of a Classic American Village: Sewickley, Pennsylvania

Sewickley Brochure

Prepared by the Historic Review Commission of the Sewickley Borough Council, this booklet contains a map of the borough's historic districts as well as examples of the many styles of architecture represented in Sewickley's building stock. It also treats the purpose of historic districts and the historic review process. Softbound, 16 p., illus., map.

Price: FREE

FREE BOOK: Sewickley Up Front: A Decade in Black & White

License Plate

For more than a century, the Sewickley Herald has been bringing the news to Sewickley Valley. To celebrate its centennial in 2003, the newspaper published this book, written and compiled by Betty G. Y. Shields, editor emeritus. It covers the 1970s, when times were a-changing and the Herald photographers were at the scene to capture the action for the front page. Reprints of vintage 1970s news stories interspersed throughout.

Softbound, 8" x 11", 76 pages, illus.

Price: FREE, plus $5.00 postage/ handling

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