Guide to the Homes of Famous Pennsylvanians: Houses, Museums, and Landmarks

Guide to the Homes of Famous Pennsylvanians: Houses, Museums, and Landmarks

by Arthur P. Miller, Marjorie L. Miller
     
 
Pennsylvania has been home to many significant individuals. This book profiles 39 famous Pennsylvanians and is a guide to the houses and museums that memorialize their lives and accomplishments: William Penn, William Rittenhouse, Conrad Weiser, John Bartram and William Bartram, Benjamin Franklin, Joseph Priestley, Daniel Boone, Charles Willson Peale, Anthony Wayne

Overview

Pennsylvania has been home to many significant individuals. This book profiles 39 famous Pennsylvanians and is a guide to the houses and museums that memorialize their lives and accomplishments: William Penn, William Rittenhouse, Conrad Weiser, John Bartram and William Bartram, Benjamin Franklin, Joseph Priestley, Daniel Boone, Charles Willson Peale, Anthony Wayne, Stephen Girard, Betsy Ross, Albert Gallatin, Robert Fulton, John James Audubon, James Buchanan, Asa Packer, Edgar Allan Poe, St. John Neumann, Stephen Foster, Andrew Carnegie, Henry Clay Frick, George Westinghouse, Henry Mercer, Milton S. Hershey, St. Katharine Drexel, Gifford Pinchot, Zane Grey, the Wyeth family, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Pearl S. Buck, Marian Anderson, Rachel Carson, James A. Michener, Jimmy Stewart, Mario Lanza, and Andy Warhol.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811726283
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
05/01/2003
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Arthur P. Miller Jr. served on the editorial staff of the National Geographic Society from 1958 to 1974 and was director of public affairs for the National Park Service from 1974 to 1988. The Millers live in Wayne, Pennsylvania, and have collaborated on several books, including Pennsylvania Battlefields & Military Landmarks (0-8117-2876-5).

Marjorie L. Miller was an administrator for the American Red Cross for many years. The Millers live in Wayne, Pennsylvania.

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