Manayunk, Pennsylvania (Images of America)

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Overview Manayunk, the Native American word for "place where we drink," was first explored by Dutch and English surveyors in the late seventeenth century. These early explorers found the area, which expands upward from the banks of the Schuylkill River, to be quite fascinating. In later years, Manayunk's rolling hills, slanting lawns, and clusters of houses, mills, and church spires stood out and made the neighborhood a unique section of Philadelphia, reminiscent of Italy or southern France. Manayunk explores the growth ...


  • ISBN-13: 9780738505114
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 6/28/2001
  • Series: Images of America Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,367,444
  • Product dimensions: 6.74 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.34 (d)

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