By Robert A. Peterson
This choice of biographies supplies the reader a feeling of background in regards to the region in the course of the tales of the folks who resided there, with the stories of such recognized figures as John Wanamaker, Henry Rowan, and Sara Spenser Washington. a few of the topics will be thought of patriots, a few pirates, and a few Pineys, yet all will be thought of those that helped make the USA what it truly is today.
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