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By Jerry Grefenstette

ISBN-10: 0738565334

ISBN-13: 9780738565330

ISBN-10: 1531642772

ISBN-13: 9781531642778

situated lower than 20 miles southwest of Pittsburgh, Canonsburg is a small city that arose through the past due 1700s, serving at the beginning as a postal cease among Pittsburgh and Washington. included in 1802, Canonsburg thrived as a industry city, offering such items as grain and whiskey. within the 1800s, Jefferson university, emerging from John McMillan�s unique one-room log condominium, grew to become one of many greatest faculties within the kingdom. via the top of the nineteenth century, Canonsburg chanced on its area of interest in production. The town�s flourishing metal and tin enterprise allowed Canonsburg to outlive the nice melancholy with reduced impact. in the course of global struggle II, steelmakers have been capable of effectively adapt their factories to address the creation of naval elements. between its extra well-known electorate are Dr. Jonathan Letterman, an early proponent of battlefield clinical therapy; singers Perry Como and Bobby Vinton; and the Fifties vocal crew the 4 Coins.

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