By Joseph A. Lordi,Dolores I. Rowe

round Oxford positive aspects classic postcards and pictures from Oxford and the encompassing zone, together with Lincoln University—the oldest African American establishment of upper studying in America—and Nottingham. With the arriving of the Philadelphia-to-Baltimore railroad in 1860, Oxford started to develop and prosper. as the region is without doubt one of the so much fertile areas of Pennsylvania, it grew to become a big agricultural middle. besides carriage and sweet making, the encircling sector produced vital industries, together with chrome and magnesium mining, pottery making, and the quarrying of limestone.

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