Historical Trails of Eastern Pennsylvania
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Historical Trails of Eastern Pennsylvania

by Anthony D. Fredericks
     
 

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A terrific guide to the history of Eastern Pennsylvania and its environs.Historical Trails of Eastern Pennsylvania takes visitors through Revolutionary War battle sites; past Civil War encampments sites; up and over ancient, coal-rich mountain ranges; through one-of-a-kind history museums; and along back roads filled with quaint covered bridges and barns displaying

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A terrific guide to the history of Eastern Pennsylvania and its environs.Historical Trails of Eastern Pennsylvania takes visitors through Revolutionary War battle sites; past Civil War encampments sites; up and over ancient, coal-rich mountain ranges; through one-of-a-kind history museums; and along back roads filled with quaint covered bridges and barns displaying hex signs. Part guidebook and part odyssey, it is a panoply of you-are-there history, richly textured landscapes, and old tales made new for adventurous travelers. As well as offering deep explorations of eastern Pennsylvania for residents and visitors, this book will delight armchair travelers who enjoy compelling narration.Anthony D. Fredericks has written more than 100 books, including a host of children’s books, teacher resource guides, and Desert Dinosaurs (Countryman). He is a longtime resident of PA and a professor of education at York College of Pennsylvania.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581571837
Publisher:
Countryman Press, The
Publication date:
06/03/2013
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
1,134,753
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Anthony Fredericks is the author of some
120 books and more than 400 articles. He has been an educator for 40 years and has worked with students of all ages, from elementary school through college. Fredericks currently teaches at York College in York, PA.

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