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AMERICAN TAPESTRY EXCERPTS

American Tapestry: Portrait of A 'Middling' Family, 1746-1934 is divided into three parts. Each part portrays the lives of a different branch of the family.

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Wiconisco Creek adjacent to Woodside property known as “Indian Encampment,” author photo.

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View looking northwest at Wiconisco Canal Aqueduct No. 3, spanning Powell Creek at State Route 147, Halifax, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. Courtesy of the Library of Congress

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Coal drift mine. Reproduced from Bowen, “Coal, and the Coal-Mines of Pennsylvania,” Harper’s New Monthly Magazine 15 (1857): 461

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