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    Before the colonies united, the French and the British were continually at odds, and the colonies were caught in the middle. The “French and Indian Wars” were five smaller periods of strife in the Northern colonies and Southern Canada. (1) 1688-1698. (2) 1703-1713. (3) 1722-1725. (4) 1744-1749. (5) 1754 – c.1765. This ‘Particular History’ covers the 4th period. The author calls it ‘Particular’ because IT DEALS IN DETAILS, not just in broad generalities. Those seeking detailed analysis of this portion of the French and Indian Wars will find this book a treasure trove.  
  • The guide documents 4 species of lizards and 13 species of turtles found in Pennsylvania.  Each entry details size, geographic range, habitat, habits, breeding, diet, conservation considerations and color photographs.  Sponsored by The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission; Wild Resource Conservation Program, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation & Natural Resources; Dickinson College Biology Department; Forgotten Friend Reptile Sanctuary; Friends of Wildwood Lake Nature Center, Inc.; Liberty Environmental, Inc.; Powdermill Nature Reserve; Shippensburg University; and The Center for North American Herpetology.  
  • This pocket guide includes all 17 species of frogs and toads found in Pennsylvania. These are the creatures you might encounter hopping or leaping along the edges of marshes, roadside ditches, rivers, ponds and lakes of the Keystone State. This guide is ideal for budding and experienced naturalists and for anyone with an interest in nature.  Each entry includes size, geographic range, habitat, habits, and color photos  
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    This pocket guide covers the 22 kinds of snakes found in Pennsylvania, all illustrated with exquisite color images. Pocket guides are an important way to get people involved with wildlife conservation, because the more people become familiar with a group of animals, the more they have invested in them and their habitat. In this guide, the authors reveal the abundant serpent fauna of the Keystone State, with information on size, description, and habits, as well as maps showing where these serpents are found in Pennsylvania. Contains information on all Pennsylvania serpents and organizes them in the Family Colubridae (Harmless Egg-laying Snakes), Family Dipsadidae (Slender Rear-fanged Snakes), Family Natricidae (Harmless Live-bearing Snakes), Family Xenodontidae (Robust Rear-fanged Snakes), and Family Crotalidae (Pitvipers)  
  • Salamanders of Pennsylvania makes accessible a wealth of information about the 23 kinds of native salamanders found in Pennsylvania. Color photographs are paired with detailed species accounts, which provide information about body size, appearance, and other identifying characteristics of adults and young; taxonomy and nomenclature; habits; distribution and habitat.   State maps show the counties in which each species occurs in Pennsylvania. Salamanders of Pennsylvania is an authoritative reference for amateur naturalists, students, and those interested in this group of animals.  
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    Andrew Knez Jr. Limited Edition Print  17.5x22 $100.00 10/800   signed  
  • Popular folk instrument that anyone can play!  Made today of metal, as they were in the mid-1800'S.  Complete playing instructions included.
  • At a time when surveys reveal that Americans know less and less about our past, Tony Williams provides entertaining and informative descriptions of 50 of the most important and dramatic events from the colonial and Revolutionary period—some known and some forgotten—from the Mayflower Compact to the Annapolis Convention. Published in association with The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, America's Beginnings takes the reader throughout the American colonies and introduces many leading figures, from John Smith and John Winthrop to the Founding Fathers. Along the way, Williams examines the principles that led colonists to come to America and succeeding generations to become a free and independent nation. Read individually or from cover to cover, these stories illuminate the founding principles and heroic struggles that established the country and shaped the American character.  
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    This patriotically decorated drum has a tin body with red, white, and blue stars and white trim.
  • Subjects include tribal legends, history, life experiences, Native American resources, where-to-buy guides, and activity books for children.
  • This is the catalogue for the exhibition, An Image of Peace: The Penn Treaty Collection of Mr. & Mrs. Meyer Potamkin, which exemplifies the significance of Penn’s beliefs. More importantly, the collection & exhibition celebrate the Potamkin’s work over 30 years to preserve & share Penn’s vision of peace with all citizens. Through the generous donation of their collection to The State Museum of PA, their legacy, along with that of William Penn, will be preserved for future generations. Includes: Thoughts on an Image of Peace, by Vivian O. Potamkin; Images of the Lenape Indians in PA; Images of William Penn: An Evolving Portrait of Pennsylvania’s Founding Father; An Image of Peace: Penn’s Treaty with the Indians; Collectors of an Image of Peace. Illus.  
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