Illustrated History of Greater Harrisburg Life by the Moving Road

$ 6.99

Author: Michael Barton

Publisher/Date: American Historical Press (1998)

ISBN: 0965475441

Format/Condition: Hardcover book with dust jacket in Very Good condition: dust jacket lightly soiled; age-toned. Binding good; textblock strong; pages clean. 224 pages, index. Dimensions: 8 3/4 x 11 1/4 inches. Illustrated endpapers. Profusely illustrated in black-and-white and color.

Description: Fully illustrated chronicle enlivened with colorful anecdotes of the engaging people and events in the history of Greater Harrisburg.

Contents:

Preface
Foreword
Epigraph

• Prologue: The Moving Road That Used To Be

• 1733: The Attempted History of John Harris' Burning

• October 3, 1794: George Washington and the Start of Stopping By

• January 14, 1836: The First Crusades

• February 25, 1858: Seven Women Healing

• June 20-July 4, 1863: The Lesser Battles of Greater Harrisburg

• April 29, 1877: The Funeral of Harry Cook in the Old "Ate" Ward

• September 14, 1885: Children's Day at the Dauphin County Centennial Celebration

• January 1, 1904: Harrisburg

• 1911: Aliens in Israel

• 1917: Cub's Ragtime

• March 31, 1928: The Bottom Line

• July 14, 1939 Two Tales of a City

• May 3, 1946-June 4, 1981 Harve Taylor's Secret Diary

• Greater Harrisburg's Neighbors

• January 20, 1996: Life by the Overflowing Road

• March 18, 1998: Mayor Reed sums up the State of the City

• Chronicles of Leadership

• A Timeline of Greater Harrisburg's History

Bibliography
Index

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