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Forgotten Tales of Pennsylvania (Paperback)

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By Thomas White, Marshall Hudson (Illustrator)
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William Penn, the might of Pittsburgh steel and the Revolutionary figures of Philadelphia dominate the scene of Pennsylvania history. Thomas White brings together a collection of tales that have been cast in the shadows by these giants of the Keystone State. From the 1869 storm that pelted Chester County with snails to the bloody end of the Cooley gang, White selects events with an eye for the humorous and strange. Mostly true accounts of cannibalistic feasts, goat-rescuing lawmen, heroic goldfish, the funeral of a gypsy queen and a Pittsburgh canine whose obituary was featured in the New York Times all leap from the lost pages of history.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781596298125
ISBN-10: 159629812X
Publisher: History Press (SC)
Publication Date: October 2009
Pages: 159
Language: English
Series: Forgotten Tales