Remembering Lancaster County: Stories from Pennsylvania Dutch Country

Remembering Lancaster County: Stories from Pennsylvania Dutch Country

by Jack Brubaker
     
 

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Just East of the Susquehanna Lie the Fertile Farms and Historic Villages of Lancaster County.

Fiery Patriots, Resourceful inventors and brilliant artist have all hailed from Lancaster County. The lives and deeds of such famous and ordinary folk of Pennsylvania Dutch country are chronicled by Jack Brubaker in this collection of fascinating vignettes drawn from his

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Just East of the Susquehanna Lie the Fertile Farms and Historic Villages of Lancaster County.

Fiery Patriots, Resourceful inventors and brilliant artist have all hailed from Lancaster County. The lives and deeds of such famous and ordinary folk of Pennsylvania Dutch country are chronicled by Jack Brubaker in this collection of fascinating vignettes drawn from his Lancaster New Era column, "The Scribbler". From tales of President James Buchanan's youthful antics to the attempted delivery of thee nation's first airmail by hot-air balloon, Brubaker creates a compelling and entertaining narrative of the history of Lancaster City and County. Memories of the original Brunswick Hotel's shoofly pie and the Horse Thief Association of Intercourse will Transport readers to a Lancaster from days gone by.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596298637
Publisher:
History Press, The
Publication date:
04/28/2010
Series:
American Chronicles Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
765,152
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


Jack Brubaker is a columnist and investigative reporter for Lancaster Newspapers. He has written six historical books, including Remembering Lancaster County, published by The History Press earlier this year. He lives with his wife, Christine, in Lancaster County's Manor Township, not far from where the Paxton Boys massacred the Conestoga Indians nearly 250 years ago.

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