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How they built our national monuments

Paul C. Ditzel

How they built our national monuments

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Published by Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Washington (D.C.)
    • Subjects:
    • National monuments -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Historic sites -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Historic buildings -- Washington (D.C.) -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Monuments.,
    • Historic sites.,
    • National monuments.,
    • United States -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Washington (D.C.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Juvenile literature.,
    • United States -- Description and travel.

    • About the Edition

      Stories behind the construction of ten famous United States landmarks including the White House, Liberty Bell, Washington Monument, Golden Gate Bridge, the Mt. Rushmore faces, Statute of Liberty, and Boulder Dam.

      Edition Notes

      StatementPaul C. Ditzel.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE159 .D624
      The Physical Object
      Pagination198 p. :
      Number of Pages198
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4882595M
      ISBN 100672521245
      LC Control Number76011633
      OCLC/WorldCa2317961


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