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Swedish landmarks in the Delaware Valley.

Esther Chilstrom-Meixner

Swedish landmarks in the Delaware Valley.

by Esther Chilstrom-Meixner

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Published by Printed by Chancellor Press in [Bridgeport, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Sweden,
  • Delaware River Valley (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.)
    • Subjects:
    • Swedes -- Delaware River Valley (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.),
    • Historic buildings -- Delaware River Valley (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.),
    • New Sweden -- Church history.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF167 .M4 1972
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 58 p.
      Number of Pages58
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5304534M
      LC Control Number72087023

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Swedish landmarks in the Delaware Valley. Statement of Responsibility: Esther Chilstrom Meixner Authors: Meixner, Esther Chilstrom (Main Author New Jersey, and Delaware. View this catalog record in WorldCat for other possible copy locations. Subjects. Locality Subjects.

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