By Charles E. Williams
Watershed showcases over 2 hundred classic postcards of the river, its panorama, and its humans. those attractive pictures chronicle over two hundred years of historical past, from the French and Indian warfare to the bushes and oil booms of the overdue nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
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