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Literature in Stone: The Hundred Year History of Pennsylvania’s State Capitol Edited by Ruthann Hubbert-Kemper and Jason L. Wilson Pennsylvania Capitol Preservation Committee, 2006; 384 pages, cloth, $29.95 The Pennsylvania Capitol Preservation Committee knows how to celebrate a milestone, dramatically evidenced by its publication of Literature in Stone: The Hundred YearHistory of...
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Library of the Founding Fathers

Three centuries after the birth of Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), the world continues to be amazed by his overwhelming contributions, from the proprietary period in the early years of Pennsylvania through the birth of the United States of America. Of his many accomplishments, Franklin’s love of the printed word seems most obvious. In 1731, he and several friends founded the first...
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