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Old Pittsburgh Days

Old Pittsburgh Days – Thomas Jefferson Chapman. There is no foot of American soil richer in historical incident than the point of land at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers. Here began that struggle between France and England … Weiterlesen

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Allegheny County: Its Early History and Subsequent Development

Allegheny County: Its Early History and Subsequent Development – Lambing/White. A history of the early settlement of Allegheny County, of the midnight raids by the Indians, of the bloody battles, of the hardships and privations endured by the pioneers, and, … Weiterlesen

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Philadelphia – A History of the City and its People

Philadelphia – A History of the City and its People – Ellis Paxson Oberholtzer Dr. Oberholtzer was engaged upon this book for many months. He has aimed to present the people of Philadelphia, as well as the details of their … Weiterlesen

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The Historic Mansions and Buildings of Philadelphia

The Historic Mansions and Buildings of Philadelphia – Thompson Westcott Mr. Thompson Westcott, the author, is perfectly at home on this subject, having written „The Guide Book to Philadelphia,“ and a history of the city. In the present volume, he … Weiterlesen

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The Story of Philadelphia

The Story of Philadelphia – Lilian Ione Rhoades Philadelphia is especially rich in historic associations. In its halls were enunciated those principles of human rights that gave birth to free institutions. Here were assembled those patriotic men whose wise words … Weiterlesen

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The Book of Philadelphia

The Book of Philadelphia – Robert Shackleton The book of Philadelphia is a title suggestive of a large task. Philadelphia is complex, old, still growing, and he who understands her and writes of his understanding so that others may share … Weiterlesen

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