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Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Delaware River (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.)

Subjects:

  • Bridges -- Delaware River (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.) -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementFrank T. Dale.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTG23 .D35 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 204 p. :
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3555753M
ISBN 100813532124, 0813532132
LC Control Number2002011980

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When Washington made his famous crossing of the Delaware River, it is a shame he couldn't have invited local historian Frank T. Dale along for the ride. Dale could have suggested the easiest crossing points. Fortunately for contemporary readers, Dale has written a fascinating book chronicling thirty-five of the most historic bridges crossing the Delaware, some of which have served the 3/5(1). Bridges Over the Delaware River: A History of Crossings Kindle Edition by Professor Frank T. Dale (Author) Format: Kindle Edition. out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 4/5(3). Frank T. Dale chronicles 35 of the most historic bridges crossing the Delaware River, some of which have served the residents of New Jersey, Pennslyvania and New York for two centuries. Dale brings us the stories behind each bridge, covering design, engineering, ownership, finances and politics. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Bridges over the Delaware River. The following 48 pages are in this category, out of 48 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).

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