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To: huldah1776

BTW, I read that many of the early members of the Swedish congregations attended church via boat. I guess that travel and commerce via boat was fairly common in Philadelphia in the early days. I remember touring “Mansions in the Park” on a visit to Philadelphia in 1976. All those houses were originally built facing the river. Since they were mostly “Georgian” style, it didn’t matter when a road was finally constructed because the front and the back looked the same!


6 posted on 11/12/2012 4:10:46 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Boats were used a lot. We still have the original canal system in our town to the north and along the Delaware, too.


13 posted on 11/15/2012 8:21:59 PM PST by huldah1776
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