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Western Maryland, the back country and the frontier

Maryland Bicentennial Commission.

Western Maryland, the back country and the frontier

a guide for Bicentennial visitors.

by Maryland Bicentennial Commission.

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Published by Maryland Bicentennial Commission in [Annapolis] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Maryland,
  • Maryland, Western
    • Subjects:
    • Historic sites -- Maryland, Western -- Guidebooks.,
    • Historic buildings -- Maryland, Western -- Guidebooks.,
    • Maryland -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesLandmarks of the Revolutionary era in Maryland ; [4]
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF182 .M286 1975 no. 4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[21] p. :
      Number of Pages21
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4954891M
      LC Control Number76383189

        In Frontier Country, Patrick Spero addresses one of the most important and controversial subjects in American history: the ring the modern conception of the American frontier as an area of expansion, Spero employs the eighteenth-century meaning of the term to show how colonists understood it as a vulnerable, militarized : University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc. The blurb continues on the rear flap. Each title has an editor who provides an introduction to the book. The rear flap contains a list of titles in the series. The reverse of the jacket contains a list of Western Frontier Library titles (in this case, up to #21, two titles behind the list on the jacket front.

      New. No Jacket. Private Press. " x 11" Extracted from a rare year-old book, History of Western Maryland, this booklet gives a detailed account of the Civil War as it effected the people of Frederick, Montgomery, Carroll, Washington, Allegany and Garrett Counties. The original book was written by J. Thomas Scharf in /5(1). Frontier has many retail stores located across the country. Due to COVID, Frontier Retail stores are temporarily closed for onsite customers, but available to receive calls to assist with your connectivity needs. See your state's retail stores page and call your local store number.

      The new western extension to the Western Maryland Rail Trail is now open (May of ). It is an excellent ride with scenic views of the C&O Canal and the Potomac River. Also, you get to see how the Western Maryland RR was built into the side of the Potomac River valley with steep cliffs above the trail and down to the C&O Canal.5/5(77). In Frontier Country, Patrick Spero addresses one of the most important and controversial subjects in American history: the ring the modern conception of the American frontier as an area of expansion, Spero employs the eighteenth-century meaning of the term to show how colonists understood it as a vulnerable, militarized boundary.


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