Remembering Kensington and Fishtown: Philadelphia's Reiverward Neighborhoods

Remembering Kensington and Fishtown: Philadelphia's Reiverward Neighborhoods

by Milano
     
 

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The native americans called it shackamaxon, the place where the chiefs meet, but Kensington soon became a meeting place of a different kind. Ideologies and demagogues, industry and entrepreneurs all came together in Kensington and Fishtown. Kensington was the epicenter of the American vegetarian movement, and a decade later the area's shipyards gave birth to the U

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The native americans called it shackamaxon, the place where the chiefs meet, but Kensington soon became a meeting place of a different kind. Ideologies and demagogues, industry and entrepreneurs all came together in Kensington and Fishtown. Kensington was the epicenter of the American vegetarian movement, and a decade later the area's shipyards gave birth to the U.S. Navy's first submarine. In Kensington & Fishtown, native son Kenneth W. Milano presents a collection of fascinating and diverse articles from his column The Rest is History. Relive the golden age of Kensington and Fishtown as you learn about

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ISBN-13:
9781596294486
Publisher:
History Press, The
Publication date:
05/28/2008
Series:
American Chronicles (History Press) Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.30(d)

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