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Dark History of Penn's Woods

Jennifer L. Green

“Dark History of Penn’s Woods is the perfect book to keep you up all night… It’s ghostly, it’s ghastly, and we guarantee some of the included photos will stay with you!” — Philly MagWhen...


Brendan J. Lyons

The story of the youngest enlisted soldier to die during the American Civil War.

A. Cook's Perspective

Clarissa F. Dillon, Deborah J. Peterson

A fascinating insight into 18th-century cook Ann Cook's vitriolic lambasting of a bestselling cookbook “The Art of Cookery” by Hannah Glasse.

Dark History of Penn's Woods II

Jennifer L. Green

Eight chilling stories of crime, disaster and unusual deaths from southeastern Pennsylvania.

The Bergdoll Boys

Timothy W. Lake, Louis Erwin Bergdoll

The Bergdolls were a German American family who grew wealthy from their Philadelphia beer brewing company in the late nineteenth century.

The Darby School of Art

Mark W. Sullivan

This first full-length account of the Darby School of Art overturns Philadelphia’s long-held unwarranted reputation and demonstrates that Philadelphia was a hub of avant-garde painting in the early...

Killing Shore

K. A. Nelson

The shocking true story of Nazi Germany’s naval assault against American coastal waters told through the eyes of seafarers who experienced it off New Jersey.

Perceptions of Battle

Jeff Dacus

A towering figure on a white horse, George Washington led his Continental Army to victory over the British Army in the longest battle of the Revolutionary War on June 28, 1778. This is that story, told by the people who experienced it.

Fort Monmouth

Melissa Ziobro

From celebrity homing pigeons to the radars that detected the incoming Japanese planes at Pearl Harbor to early space communications and night vision technologies, Fort Monmouth was the birthplace of innovation and technological revolution; the home of a uniquely diverse group of military and civilian heroes and scientists.