Pennsylvania Profiles, Volume Twelve

Patrick M. Reynolds

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"Colorful Characters of Pennsylvania"

Incredible stories about the Keystone State from the syndicated illustrated feature Pennsylvania Profiles. Topics include how William Penn sold land to develop his colony; the struggles and failures of Milton Hershey; steamboats on the Susquehanna; the two Smiths who invented the washing machine; the Pittsfield Riot; the beer well; mound builders; the massacre on Middle Creek; Johnny Weissmuller the Olympic champion who played Tarzan in the movies; the story of the Constitutional Convention; and so much more. (56pp. illus. Red Rose Studio, 1988.)