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Description - Remembering Germantown by Irvin Miller

With grit and gumption, the residents of Germantown propelled their community from a sleepy backwater to a thriving urban neighborhood. Through charming first-person accounts and fascinating narratives culled fromsixty years of the Germantown Crier, readers may catch a glimpse of the feisty Germantowners who proudly honor their past without ceasing to move forward. Meet cantankerous Ann Shermer, a nineteenth-century Bethlehem Pike tollkeeper who enforced the fare with the help of her trusty flintlock pistol, and the town s enforcer of morality, civilizer Samuel Harvey. Whether a tale from the storied King of Prussia Inn, which housed greats like George Washington and Gilbert Stuart, or a memory of a childhood encounter with Louisa May Alcott, each vignette in this collection crafts a poignant portrait."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781596295162
ISBN-10: 1596295163
Format: Paperback / softback
(224mm x 150mm x 13mm)
Imprint: History Press (SC)
Publisher: History Press (SC)
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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