Books by Laura E. Beardsley

Historic Photos of the Main Line

Historic Photos of the Main Line

Laura E. Beardsley

The history of the Main Line began in 1832 with the building of the Philadelphia and Columbia Railway, which opened the area to Philadelphia and points west for the movement of people and freight....

The Philadelphia Citizen's Almanac

The Philadelphia Citizen's AlmanacDaily Readings on the City of Brotherly Love

Laura E. Beardsley

Philadelphia began, nearly a century before the American Revolution, as the colony of Englishman and Quaker convert William Penn. Founded in 1681 on the doctrines of the Quaker faith, the city in...

Remembering Pennsylvania

Remembering Pennsylvania

Laura E. Beardsley

The birthplace of both the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution, Pennsylvania is steeped in history as deep as that of the United States as a whole. Founded by William Penn...

Historic Photos of Pennsylvania

Historic Photos of Pennsylvania

Laura E. Beardsley

The birthplace of both the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution, Pennsylvania is steeped in history as deep as that of the United States as a whole. Founded by William Penn...

Historic Photos of Philadelphia

Historic Photos of Philadelphia

Laura E. Beardsley

Historic Photos of Philadelphia captures the City of Brotherly Love past through photographs from the city's finest archives. From the Civil War period, to the turn of the century, to the building...