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by Mary H. Rubin

Download Washington County (MD) (Images of America) ePub
  • ISBN 0738514187
  • ISBN13 978-0738514185
  • Language English
  • Author Mary H. Rubin
  • Publisher Arcadia Publishing (April 7, 2002)
  • Pages 128
  • Formats mbr azw lrf mobi
  • Category History
  • Subcategory Americas
  • Size ePub 1432 kb
  • Size Fb2 1378 kb
  • Rating: 4.2
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In the heart of the Cumberland Valley, between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains, lies Washington County―site of one of the nation’s oldest settlements dating back to 1737. Its location betweenPennsylvania and West Virginia places this county at the crossroads of history and commerce. Washington County celebrates the birth and survival of a place and its people over centuries and mirrors the growthof our nation. American history comes alive in this region created independent of Frederick County in 1776, named for Gen. George Washington, and settled by English, French, Swiss, German, and Scottish settlers. Forgotten images of historic mills and bridges will allow readers to journey to the past. Remember the days of the C&O Canal and a way of life that has disappeared forever. Visit historic sites such as Fort Frederick and the first monument to honor George Washington. Relive the heyday of Pen Mar Park and enjoy the waters of Belinda Springs. Feel the effects that the Civil War, the Battle of Antietam, the National Road, and the coming of the railroad all had on this remarkable area years ago.

Brunswick (MD) (Images of America) Paperback – September 12, 2007. Join author Mary H. Rubin in a look back at Brunswick as seen through the photographs of days gone by.

Brunswick (MD) (Images of America) Paperback – September 12, 2007. by. Mary H. Rubin (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. Images from the Brunswick History Commission bring the town back to life. The B&O Railroad and the C&O Canal played a vital role in the growth of the nation.

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Washington County - Mary H. Rubin. Washington County continued to prosper and grow and is still a vibrant region today, having recently celebrated its 225th anniversary. For years, the road was the busiest in America, and Washington County was one of the major stopping places along the route. Industries sprang up to meet the growing needs-inns and taverns for weary travelers, tollhouses to collect fees for use of the road, and factories of all manner of goods for settlers to take with them for private use or to be sold at western outposts.

Washington County, Maryland. Part of the Images of America: Maryland Series). Washington County celebrates the birth and survival of a place and its people over centuries and mirrors the growth of our nation.

Forgotten images of historic mills and bridges will allow readers to journey to the past. Remember the days of the C&O Canal and a way of life that has disappeared forever. Visit historic sites such as Fort Frederick and the first monument to honor George Washington. Relive the heyday of Pen Mar Park and enjoy the waters of Belinda Springs. Feel the effects that the Civil War, the Battle of Antietam, the National Road, and the coming of the railroad all had on this remarkable area years ag. show more.

Mary H. Rubin is a longtime resident of Hagerstown and author of Hagerstown, Maryland

Mary H. Rubin is a longtime resident of Hagerstown and author of Hagerstown, Maryland. In this pictorial collection, she invites readers to experience 225-year-old historic Washington County through images collected from the Washington County Historical Society, the Western Maryland Room at the Washington County Free Library, and the Maryland Cracker Barrel magazine. Other top rated products.

In Images of America: Hagerstown, author and longtime resident Mary H. Rubin journeys into Hagerstown's varied . Rubin journeys into Hagerstown's varied past through historic photographs of the people, places, and events that brought the city to life. Showcasing images culled from the Washington County Historical Society and the Western Maryland Room at the Washington County Free Library, this illustrated history will be a welcome addition to the bookshelves of Hagerstown's history lovers, residents, and visitors alike.

Williamsport - Ebook written by Mary H. Rubin

Williamsport - Ebook written by Mary H. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Williamsport. The first settlement in what was to become Washington County was located here in the heart of the Cumberland Valley in the late 1730s.

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