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Look Up, Pennsylvania! Walking Tours of 50 Towns in the Free State
     

Look Up, Pennsylvania! Walking Tours of 50 Towns in the Free State

by Doug Gelbert
 
Pennsylvania has towns that were founded by the British, towns that were founded by the Germans, towns that were founded by the French. Pennsylvania has towns built in the mountains, towns built on a Great Lake, towns built on great rivers. Pennsylvania has towns built on lumber, towns built on iron, towns built on coal, towns built on oil, towns built on railroads.

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Pennsylvania has towns that were founded by the British, towns that were founded by the Germans, towns that were founded by the French. Pennsylvania has towns built in the mountains, towns built on a Great Lake, towns built on great rivers. Pennsylvania has towns built on lumber, towns built on iron, towns built on coal, towns built on oil, towns built on railroads. Heck, Pennsylvania even has a town built on chocolate.

There is no better way to see Pennsylvania towns than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a self-guided walking tour.

A walking tour can be many things. Interested in heritage tourism? Looking for an educational day trip for the kids? Need a fun exercise plan? Want to find subjects to take great pictures? Whether you are visiting a new town or just out to look at your own town in a new way, a Pennsylvania walking tour from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are.

Each of the 55 walking tours in LOOK UP, PENNSYLVANIA! describes a mix of historical, architectural, cultural and ecclesiastical landmarks. Street addresses and step-by-step directions lead the way. A quick primer on identifying architectural styles seen on Pennsylvania's streets is included.

Tours Included:

Allentown
Altoona
Bellefonte
Bethlehem
Bloomsburg
Carbondale
Carlisle
Clarion
Connellsville
Doylestown
Easton
Erie
Germantown
Gettysburg
Greensburg
Hamburg
Harrisburg
Honesdale
Indiana
Jim Thorpe
Johnstown
Kennett Square
Lancasrer
Lebanon
Lewisburg
Ligonier
Meadville
Media
Milford
New Castle
Norristown
Oakland
Philadelphia
Phoenixville
Pittsburgh
Pottstown
Pottsville
Reading
Ridgway
Scranton
Sharon
Stroudsburg
Titusville
Uniontown
Washington
Wellsboro
West Chester
Wilkes Barre
Williamsport
York

So look twice before crossing the street and get out and look up, Pennsylvania!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780982575420
Publisher:
Cruden Bay Books
Publication date:
01/11/2010
Pages:
442
Sales rank:
1,354,824
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

Doug Gelbert has written over 30 guidebooks on such diverse topics as public golf courses, the Civil War, movie filming locations and the best places to hike with your dog. For more information on this title visit the website walkthetown.com.

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