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Conestoga Wagon - Masterpiece of the Blacksmith

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The wagon of Conestoga Valley in Pennsylvania.

Concentrated information on the wagon with it's start in the Conestoga Valley of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Mr. Reist has assembled herein a fascinating account of the Conestoga Wagon regarding its origins, where and how it ws used, and a general introducation into the construction techiniques that endowed the Conestoga with its dependable qualities. 

CONTENTS:

CHAPTER 1: ORIGIN OF THE WAGON-EVOLUTION EARLY HISTORY

CHATPER 2: HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF LANCASTER COUNTY, PA.

CHAPTER 3: DEVELOPMENT OF THE CONESTOGA WAGON FREIGHTER IN COLONIAL AMERICA

CHAPTER 4: LANCASTER OR CONESTOGA HORSE

CHAPTER 5: THESE THREE WORKED TOGETHER

CHAPTER 6: EARLY ROADS FROM PHILADELPHIA TO LANCASTER

CHAPTER 7: TAVERNS

CHAPTER 8: CONSTRUCTION OF THE CONESTOGA WAGON AND ACCESSORIES

CHAPTER 9: PENNSYLVANIA DUTCH MOTIFS - THEIR ORIGINS, AND INTERPRESTATIONS. COMMON SAYINGS AND TERMINOLOGY ASSOCIATED WITH THE CONESTOGA WAGONS.

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Specifications

  • 8 1/2" X 11"
  • 50 pages
  • Softcover
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