Covered bridges of Chester County, Pennsylvania
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Published by Published under the auspices of Chester County Historical Society in West Chester, Pa .
Written in English



  • Pennsylvania,
  • Chester Co.


  • Covered bridges -- Pennsylvania -- Chester Co.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Arthur E. James.
ContributionsChester County Historical Society (West Chester, Pa.)
LC ClassificationsTG25.C39 J35
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 119 p. :
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4589446M
LC Control Number77351488

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