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Famous people in Portsmouth.

Donald Victor Roberts

Famous people in Portsmouth.

by Donald Victor Roberts

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Published by Portsmouth Reference & Information Centre in Portsmouth .
Written in English


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SeriesReflist -- no.17.
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Open LibraryOL13659296M

Members of Portsmouth Public Library are now able to download up to six times per month, movies, TV shows, full music albums, e-books, e-audiobooks and comic books. Some details: All the offerings from Hoopla are simultaneous access, so no holds. Portsmouth may be known as the hometown for Missy Elliott and the following seven famous people, but it’s so much more. Olde Towne is perfect for history buffs. Take a walking tour of one of the largest collections of antique homes south of Alexandria and explore museums (the Lightship Portsmouth Museum and Railroad Museum will delight people.

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