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By John F. Oyler,Bridgeville Area Historical Society

Bridgeville has a wealthy ancient historical past courting again to Colonial occasions. within the early 1800s, a small village grew alongside the meandering Chartiers Creek among bridges at the Black Horse path. the development of the Chartiers Valley Railroad, the institution of the Norwood inn, and the outlet of industrial bituminous coal mines within the area generated a inhabitants growth that encouraged citizens to hunt autonomy from top St. Clair Township. In 1901, the borough of Bridgeville was once included, and the subsequent 50 years observed the neighborhood turn into the social and enterprise middle for the 4 neighboring townships with faculties, church buildings, and a bustling downtown enterprise setting. Bridgeville continues to be shut adequate to Pittsburgh to benefit from the cultural benefits of a large urban, but a long way sufficient away to preserve the texture of a small hometown.

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