Profiles Volume Eleven by Patrick M.
Did you know that Pennsylvania
once had its own Navy? Would you believe that William Penn owned
slaves at his estate in Bucks County? Or that house numbers were
started by a one-armed sea captain in Philly? These and other
wild stories include: the French & Indian War in PA as brilliant
strategists: Chiefs Shingas and Captain Jacobs of the Delawares
battle Col. John Armstrong and Captain Hugh Mercer of the PA
Militia at Kittanning.Other stories include how the U.S Postal
System started, the first Indianapolis 500, the founding of the
University of Pittsburgh and St. Vincent College, the Harwick
Mine disaster, and more.
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