Pennsylvania agriculture and country life.

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Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission , Harrisburg
Agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- History, Country life -- Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania -- Social life and cu
StatementIllus. by S. W. Fletcher, Jr.
LC ClassificationsS451.P4 F55
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
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Open LibraryOL20945470M
LC Control Number50009470

Pennsylvania Agriculture and Country Life, Hardcover – January 1, /5(2). Pennsylvania Agriculture and Country Life, Fletcher, Stevenson Whitcomb Published by Pennsylvania HIstorical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg.

Pennsylvania Agriculture and Country Life Hardcover – January 1, /5(2). Pennsylvania agriculture and country life. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource.

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Sally McMurry goes beyond a strictly economic approach and considers the diverse forces that helped shape the farming landscape, from Author: Sally McMurry. Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania - Agriculture: Pennsylvania agriculture has been in a continuous state of change since the founding of the colony.

The changes have been gradual and evolutionary, but three distinct periods are recognizable. The pioneer era, during which the land was cleared, lasted from to the s.

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Subsistence farming predominated during that time, in which the farm provided. The official website of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Find information and services from Pennsylvania state government agencies. Essay on the History of Pennsylvania Agriculture and Rural Life To accompany the Bibliography of Pennsylvania’s Agriculture and Rural Life,the Libraries developed an essay on the general history of agriculture in Pennsylvania.

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McMurry is the former president of the Agricultural History Society and is the author of several books on landscape and architectural history, including most recently From Sugar Camps to Star Barns: Rural Life and Landscape in a Western Pennsylvania : David E.

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