Centre County: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Year 1915

Centre County: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Year 1915

by J. Thomas Mitchell
     
 

This brief volume provides readers with an overview of Centre County’s history from its earliest European settlement up to the year 1915. Exploring the county’s major events across several centuries, J. Thomas Mitchell delves into such subjects as early living conditions, county government, and the establishment of townships. Mitchell also offers a

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This brief volume provides readers with an overview of Centre County’s history from its earliest European settlement up to the year 1915. Exploring the county’s major events across several centuries, J. Thomas Mitchell delves into such subjects as early living conditions, county government, and the establishment of townships. Mitchell also offers a history of Centre County’s schools and of the Pennsylvania State College (now University) as well as a discussion of its transportation, industry, and major public figures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780271034607
Publisher:
Penn State University Press
Publication date:
02/03/2009
Pages:
119
Sales rank:
1,164,668
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.31(d)

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