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Origins of Pierce County place names by Gary Fuller Reese

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Published by R&M Press in Tacoma, Wash .
Written in English



  • Pierce County (Wash.),
  • Washington (State),
  • Pierce County.


  • Names, Geographical -- Washington (State) -- Pierce County.,
  • Pierce County (Wash.) -- History.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Gary Fuller Reese.
LC ClassificationsF897.P6 R44 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination142 p. :
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2224161M
ISBN 100960366679
LC Control Number89063005

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