The Resource The Delaware Canal : from stone coal highway to historic landmark, Marie Murphy Duess, (ebook)

The Delaware Canal : from stone coal highway to historic landmark, Marie Murphy Duess, (ebook)

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The Delaware Canal : from stone coal highway to historic landmark
Title
The Delaware Canal
Title remainder
from stone coal highway to historic landmark
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Marie Murphy Duess
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Language
eng
Summary
Vault aboard a hinge boat with Marie Duess as she nimbly navigates the historic waters of the Delaware Canal. Any ramble along the now-serene Pennsylvania waterway will show you why its beauty inspired so many famous brushstrokes. But only on a voyage with Duess will you dock at hidden places that doubled as underground railroad stops and Prohibition-era speakeasies and witness the inventive genius of Josiah White and the instinct and muscles of the endearing mules that hauled the nation into the Industrial Revolution. By journey's end, you will be reluctant to part with your newfound boatmates after looking into the hopeless eyes of five-year-old mine laborers and listening to the rousing choruses of boat captains who poured a hearty lifetime into steering coal from Easton to Bristol
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Midwest
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Duess, Marie Murphy
Dewey number
386/.480974821
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Canals
  • Coal
  • National parks and reserves
  • Delaware Canal (Pa.)
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adult
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The Delaware Canal : from stone coal highway to historic landmark, Marie Murphy Duess, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781614234616
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11509297
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remote
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11509297
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MWT11509297
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Delaware Canal : from stone coal highway to historic landmark, Marie Murphy Duess, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781614234616
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11509297
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11509297
System control number
MWT11509297
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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