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Ephrata Cloister Pennsylvania trail of history guide by Bradley, John

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Published by Stackpole Books, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission in Mechanicsburg, Pa, [Harrisburg] .
Written in English



  • Ephrata (Pa.),
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Ephrata


  • Ephrata Cloister -- Guidebooks.,
  • Religious communities -- Pennsylvania -- Ephrata -- History -- 18th century.,
  • Ephrata (Pa.) -- Guidebooks.,
  • Ephrata (Pa.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Guidebooks.,
  • Pennsylvania -- Religious life and customs -- 18th century.,
  • Pennsylvania -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 48).

Statementtext by John Bradley ; photographs by Craig A. Benner.
SeriesPennsylvania trail of history guides
LC ClassificationsF159.E6 B73 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6785616M
ISBN 100811727440
LC Control Number00039493

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