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Fort Mifflin of Philadelphia

Jeffery M. Dorwart

Fort Mifflin of Philadelphia

an illustrated history

by Jeffery M. Dorwart

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fort Mifflin (Philadelphia, Pa.) -- History -- Pictorial works,
  • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Buildings, structures, etc

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJeffery M. Dorwart ; illustrative material compiled by Jean K. Wolf.
    GenrePictorial works
    The Physical Object
    Pagination211 p. :
    Number of Pages211
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23262968M
    ISBN 100812234308
    LC Control Number98005195

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