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Remembering Crawford County : Pennsylvania's last frontier / Robert D. Ilisevich.

Author/Creator:
Ilisevich, Robert D.
Publication:
Charleston, SC : History Press, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
156 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
Series:
American chronicles : a History Press series
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Subjects:
Crawford County (Pa.) -- History.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Pennsylvania -- Crawford County.
Crawford County (Pa.) -- Politics and government.
Crawford County (Pa.) -- Biography.
Crawford County (Pa.) -- Social conditions.
Contents:
Preface
Looking at Crawford County
County's last "duel in the sun"
Early land barons of Crawford County
Perry's helpmates : county contributed to 1813 Lake Erie victory
Early politics nearly led to a Meadville riot
Harm J. Huidekoper : early promoter of the canal system
Justices often disappoint presidents who appoint them
Direct primary has county roots
Nothing remains of Crawford County's earliest commune
Yes
spare the rod : early educator rejected corporal punishment
First local Republicans joined together to elect Lincoln
A soldier writes of his Civil War experience
The oil boom pleased many, but not all
He wanted to build a railroad, and he did
Flora Best Harris, a Meadville missionary
When the railroad came to East Fallowfield
Macbeth or Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show?
Four women who made a difference
To save or not to save?
Crawford County's workingmen and farmers rebelled in 1896
Local authors stood out in Progressive movement
Gone industries that were so unique
"A tool! A tool! My kingdom for a tool!"
A salute to the custodians of the past
Preserving the past through local history
Is our county a melting pot?
Society celebrates a century of progress
Blackouts? Earth hour? Please, just turn off the lights
Conneaut Lake is a western paradise.
ISBN:
9781596295704
1596295708
OCLC:
244661177