History of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, Volume 1

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Lewis Publishing Company, 1906 - Westmoreland County (Pa.)
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Full of good info about Westmoreland county. The hannastown chapter is by far the most in depth of any other book I could find.

Contents

I
1
II
33
III
42
IV
49
V
60
VI
67
VII
79
VIII
116
XXIV
376
XXV
395
XXVI
405
XXVII
426
XXVIII
437
XXIX
442
XXX
445
XXXI
458

IX
122
X
132
XI
145
XII
171
XIII
186
XIV
194
XV
208
XVI
234
XVII
242
XVIII
253
XIX
265
XX
271
XXI
279
XXII
285
XXIII
320
XXXII
466
XXXIII
471
XXXIV
473
XXXV
478
XXXVI
487
XXXVII
502
XXXVIII
515
XXXIX
519
XL
534
XLI
554
XLII
561
XLIII
579
XLIV
598
XLV
615
XLVI
624

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Page 619 - THE CURFEW tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea, The plowman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me.
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