Pennsylvania Profiles, Volume Eight

Patrick M. Reynolds

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"Scraping Up Pennsylvania's Past"

Incredible stories about the Keystone State from the syndicated illustrated feature Pennsylvania Profiles. Loaded with adventure and surprises, topics include: Etienne Brule, the first European to explore PA and his scrapes with hostile Indians; Major George Washington's dangerous mission to Fort LeBoeuf that resulted in the French & Indian War; eccentric characters in the oil country; Thaddeus Stevens' Tapeworm Railroad; Mountain Mary; Earl "Fatha" Hines and other big band leaders; inventions from the pretzel to the computer. (56pp. illus. Red Rose Studio, 1984.)

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