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Published in [Pittsburgh .
Written in English


  • Washington, George, 1732-1799

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Other titlesWashington in western Pennsylvania
Statementby Theodore Diller.
The Physical Object
Pagination43 p. :
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23325725M

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Editors Miller (president, Pennsylvania Historical Assn.; history, St. Joseph's Univ., and an LJ reviewer) and Pencak (history, Pennsylvania State Univ.) and 15 contributors show how Pennsylvanians have "used and occupied the land, created and built communities, organized work and production and made and remade Pennsylvania as a place and an idea."/5(21).   Now the largest city in Pennsylvania, Philadelphia served as the nation’s capital from until a permanent capital was established in Washington, D.C., in Southwestern Pennsylvania, what is today Washington, Greene, and Fayette Counties, was the first region to experience settlement. All of George Washington's western lands were located here, as he was reasonably confident that it would become part of Virginia. In Washington, had bought 2, acres in present-day Washington County. Western Pennsylvania refers to the western third of the state of Pennsylvania in the United States. Pittsburgh is the region's principal city, with a metropolitan area population of about million people, and serves as its economic and cultural center. Erie, Altoona, and Johnstown are its other metropolitan centers. As of the census, Western Pennsylvania's total population is nearly Commonwealth: Pennsylvania.

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