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Images of America Book: Salina's Historic Downtown - By Mary Clement Douglass

Images of America Book: Salina's Historic Downtown - By Mary Clement Douglass

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These books are packed with images and stories about the history in this area.  They are perfect for research or just a good read.   Salina got its name from the Saline River that flows north of town. Its founders were a close-knit group of Scotsmen related by blood or marriage; most came to America from southwestern Scotland between 1839 and 18...


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