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The hidden history of the Main Line

Mark E. Dixon

The hidden history of the Main Line

from Philadelphia to Malvern

by Mark E. Dixon

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Published by History Press in Charleston, SC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementMark E. Dixon
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF158.68.A1 D59 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24438819M
ISBN 109781609490645
LC Control Number2010027744
OCLC/WorldCa645790819

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