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2 edition of Conestoga wagon lore found in the catalog.

Conestoga wagon lore

Howard C. Frey

Conestoga wagon lore

by Howard C. Frey

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Pennsylvania Dutch Folklore Center, Inc. in Lancaster, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Wagons.,
    • Transportation -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy H. C. Frey.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTS2010 .F7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination20 p. :
      Number of Pages20
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6118679M
      LC Control Number52023922
      OCLC/WorldCa3347733

      By Wagon and Flatboat is an interesting book. We read it for school. We greatly enjoyed the story of 2 families moving from Gray's Ferry, now part of Philadelphia, PA to Ohio. First they travel by Conestoga Wagon to Pittsburgh, PA then change over to a Flatboat to travel down the Ohio river to Losantiville/5.   The Conestoga Horse is the first actual horse breed to be developed in America. It began to be seen in Pennsylvania between and It was developed by the Pennsylvania Dutch to pull the big Conestoga wagons. These wagons were first made near Lancaster in the town of Conestoga.

      Conestoga Wagon - Main St, Conestoga, Pennsylvania - Rated based on Reviews "Absolutely THE best chicken pot pie around! First time /5(). OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages illustrations 27 cm: Contents: The conestoga wagon's place in history. The emergence of an American wagon in colonial Pennsylvania --General Braddock's wagons --Routes, roads, and turnpikes --Accounts of travel on the road --Taverns along the way --Lore of the wagoners --Men who made the wagons --The conestoga .

      Amish roots: a treasury of history, wisdom, and lore User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. With his previous book, Amish Society (Johns Hopkins, 3d ed.), Hostetler has already provided an introduction to the plain folk. His new work is a different sort of introduction, one that brings Read full review5/5(1).   Before cars and airplanes, there were conestoga wagons pulled by horses. Find out more about this early form of transportation in this exclusive video from Studies Weekly. Learn more about history.


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