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A history of Pennsylvania

by Allen C. Thomas

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Published by D. C. Heath in Boston ; New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pennsylvania
    • Subjects:
    • Pennsylvania -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Statement/ by Allen C. Thomas.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF149 .T45
      The Physical Object
      Pagination312 p., [6] p. of plates : ill., maps
      Number of Pages312
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6558686M
      LC Control Number13015221
      OCLC/WorldCa3435854

      History of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania: With Biographical Sketches of Many of Its Pioneers and Prominent Men Franklin Ellis, Samuel Evans Everts & Peck, - Lancaster County (Pa.) - . History of Washington County: From Its First Settlement to the Present Time: First Under Virginia as Yohogania, Ohio, Or Augusta County Until and Subsequently Under Pennsylvania; with Sketches of All the Townships, Boroughs, and Villages, Etc.: and to which is Added a Full Account of the Celebrated Mason and Dixon's Line, the Whiskey Insurrection, Indian Warfare, Traditional and Local.

      - Pennsylvania ratifies the Constitution and becomes the 2nd state. - The state capital moves to Harrisburg. - The Liberty Bell cracks. - The Battle of Gettysburg occurs. It is the turning point of the Civil War. - Dr. Jonas Salk discovers the vaccine for polio while working at the University of Pittsburgh. More US. Adams County. History of Adams County Pennsylvania, Part 3, including Biographical Sketches from History of Cumberland and Adams Counties, Pennsylvania; Chicago: Warner, Beers & Co., Allegheny County. Historic Pittsburgh Collection is a digital collection that provides an opportunity to explore and research the history of Pittsburgh and the surrounding Western Pennsylvania area on .

      The Pennsylvania Historical Association advances knowledge about the history and culture of Pennsylvania and the mid-Atlantic region. PHA achieves its mission by fostering the teaching and study of Pennsylvania’s past through publications, events and networking among scholars. Become a member. Make a donation. Pennsylvania History Presents. A concise history of Pennsylvania's state parks. Excellent starting place for anyone researching Pennsylvania's state park system. Also a good read for the casual reader just /5.


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