The Family of Rosa Anna Abbott and John Joseph LaValle

Colonial Heights Plan, Mount Lebanon

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Colonial Heights Plan, Mount Lebanon, site of the former Abbott farm. In 1924, Edward and Elizabeth Jacob Abbott sold the farm to Howard B. Salkeld, a developer who layed out the plan for the Colonial Heights neighborhood. The Abbott farm house stood at the corner of Meadowcroft and Arden until 1963. Colonial Drive is the street that runs in between and parallel to Arden Road and Beverly Road. See an early picture of Mount Lebanon and a Colonial Heights Plan from 1934. Read more about the Edward and Elizabeth Jacob Abbott Story.