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