Fiery Patriots, resourceful inventors and brilliant artists have all hailed from Lancaster County. The lives and deeds of such famous and ordinary folk of Pennsylvania Dutch country are chronicled by Jack Brubaker in this collection of fascinating vignettes drawn from his Lancaster New Era column, The Scribbler."? From tales of President James Buchanan's youthful antics to the attempted delivery of the nation's first airmail by hot-air balloon, Brubaker creates a compelling and entertaining narrative of the history of Lancaster City and County. Memories of the original Brunswick Hotel's shoofly pie and the Horse Thief Association of Intercourse will transport readers to a Lancaster from days gone by."
Series: American Chronicles (History Press)
Number Of Pages: 125
Published: 16th April 2010
Publisher: History Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.6 x 15.0 x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.32