Along the Allegheny River: The Southern Watershed, Pennsylvania (Postcard History Series)
  • Along the Allegheny River: The Southern Watershed, Pennsylvania (Postcard History Series)
  • Along the Allegheny River: The Southern Watershed, Pennsylvania (Postcard History Series)

Along the Allegheny River: The Southern Watershed, Pennsylvania (Postcard History Series)

by Charles E. Williams
     
 

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The Allegheny River, of western Pennsylvania and New York, flows through a region rich in natural resources and human history. While the river is 320 miles long, the northern watershed district originates in Potter County, Pennsylvania, and joins the Clarion River near Parker, Pennsylvania. Along the Allegheny River: The Southern Watershed showcases over

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The Allegheny River, of western Pennsylvania and New York, flows through a region rich in natural resources and human history. While the river is 320 miles long, the northern watershed district originates in Potter County, Pennsylvania, and joins the Clarion River near Parker, Pennsylvania. Along the Allegheny River: The Southern Watershed showcases over 200 vintage postcards of the river, its landscape, and its people. These captivating images chronicle over 200 years of history, from the French and Indian War to the timber and oil booms of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Charles E. Williams, who lives on the Allegheny's northern watershed, is a professor of ecology at Clarion University. Compiled with postcards from his personal collection, this absorbing new history of the river's southern watershed takes readers on an enlightening tour of one of the nation's most scenic and historic rivers

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738538464
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
08/28/2006
Series:
Postcard History Series
Pages:
127
Sales rank:
909,440
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.35(d)

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