HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

CD: Historic Towns of the Middle States by…
Loading...

CD: Historic Towns of the Middle States

by Lyman P. Powell

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations
2None2,551,640NoneNone
Recently added byHeritageBooks, KragMariner

No tags.

None.

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

No reviews
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
Haiku summary

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 078843179X, CD-ROM)

This title refers to the fact that this volume is the middle volume of a series dealing with the older towns along, or near, the Eastern coast. The towns covered are Albany, Saratoga, Schenectady, Newburgh, Tarrytown-on-Hudson, New York City, Brooklyn, Princeton, Philadelphia, Wilmington, Buffalo and Pittsburgh. Each chapter is written by a resident of the town presented. In addition to the information presented, each chapter is filled with illustrations to complement the text. As these chapters will show, the Middle States had a varied origin. The Dutch controlled the beginnings of European settlement along the Middle States seaboard. The infiltration of the English came from the New England colonies and by direct migration from England. In addition the Swedes, Germans, French Huguenots and Scotch-Irish Protestants all contributed to a cosmopolitanism not seen in the primarily English settlement of the Northern and Southern colonies.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:25:16 -0400)

No library descriptions found.

Quick Links

Popular covers

None

Rating

Average: No ratings.

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 127,248,861 books! | Top bar: Always visible