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Slow Travels: Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island By Lyn Wilkerson
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This edition of the Slow Travels series explores America's history along U.S. Highways in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. U.S. Highway 1, the route of the early Boston Post Road, hosts... More > the traveler from the New Hampshire State Line to New York. U.S. Highway 5 travels the Connecticut River Valley through Springfield and Hartford on its way to the Long Island Sound at New Haven. U.S. Highway 20 explores the expanse of Massachusetts, from Boston to Pittsfield and the New York Line. Finally, U.S. Highway 44 travels across northern Connecticut from the Rhode Island Line to New York. Detailed lists of historic sites and landmarks along these highways, as well as the cities of Boston, Providence, Newport, Hartford, and New Haven, are provided. Also included are GPS listings for the more adventurous and tech savvy. This Second edition includes additional and reformatted maps, as well as text navigation for ease of use.< Less
American Auto Trail: Michigan's U.S. Highway 31 By Lyn Wilkerson
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This installment in the American Auto Trails series follows U.S. Highway 31 from Mackinaw City, at the Mackinaw Straits, down the left shoulder of Michigan's Lower Peninsula along Lake Michigan, to... More > the state's border with Indiana. The history of this region is explored, from the early French explorers and Native Americans to the European settlers of the 1800's. This edition contains additional historic points of interest, improved formatting, reference maps, and GPS coordinates for listed historic sites.< Less
Slow Travels: Exploring America's History Along U.S. Highways: Virginia By Lyn Wilkerson
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This installment in our Slow Travels series explores the Commonwealth of Virginia and its history, beginning with the first permanent English settlement in the colonies. U.S. Highways 17 and 60... More > crisscross the colonial history of Virginia’s Tidewater region. The historic sites of Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Yorktown are explored by both. U.S. Highway 50 starts from the Nation’s Capitol, a route which skirts the Civil War history of Manassas before ascending the northern Blue Ridge and Winchester. U.S. Highway 15 travels the length of Virginia’s Piedmont, from the banks of the Potomac River to the North Carolina State Line. The Shenandoah Valley hosts the route of U.S. Highway 11, which travels its length before crossing the Roanoke Valley towards the panhandle and Tennessee. Finally, U.S. Highway 52 skirts the panhandle, crossing from North Carolina to West Virginia.< Less
Slow Travels - Connecticut By Lyn Wilkerson
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This edition of the Slow Travels series explores America's history along U.S. Highways in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. U.S. Highway 1, the route of the early Boston Post Road, hosts... More > the traveler from the New Hampshire State Line to New York. U.S. Highway 5 travels the Connecticut River Valley through Springfield and Hartford on its way to the Long Island Sound at New Haven. U.S. Highway 44 travels across northern Connecticut from the Rhode Island Line to New York. Detailed lists of historic sites and landmarks along these highways are provided. Also included are GPS listings for the more adventurous and tech savvy.< Less
Historical Cities - Providence By Lyn Wilkerson
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This edition of the Historical Cities series explores the many historical sites and landmarks of Providence, Rhode Island. Over 85 historical buildings, sites, houses, and other landmarks are... More > described with detailed backgrounds and easy-to-use walking and driving maps. GPS coordinates are also provided for the more tech savvy traveler. Historical information is based on the American Guide Series of the 1930's and 40's.< Less
American Auto Trail: Arizona's U.S. Highways 60 and 70 By Lyn Wilkerson
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This installment in the American Auto Trails series explores the routes of U.S. 60 and 70 across central Arizona. Much of the history of the area is explored, dating from the early Native American,... More > to the Spanish, and later the American pioneers. Much of Arizona's early history is in the conflicts between the Native Americans and the intruding settlers, and in many communities which grew around the mining and ranching interests. This edition includes improved maps, text navigation, and GPS coordinates for listed historic sites.< Less
American Auto Trail: Alabama's U.S. Highway 31 By Lyn Wilkerson
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U.S. Highway 31 crosses the Tennessee Valley, climbs the western part of the Sand Mountain plateau, and traverses the more rugged region of the mineral belt through Birmingham to Calera. From there,... More > it runs through the fruit growing region of central Alabama, the fertile Black Belt, and the subtropical lowlands and pine forests of Baldwin County and enters Mobile from the east. This region is rich in American Civil War military and political history, as well as the stories of the Native Americans through the battles for Civil Rights. Come explore this cross section of the Deep South. This Second Edition includes text navigation, GPS Coordinates for Historic Sites, and an increase to over 350 listed sites and landmarks.< Less
Slow Travels-Alabama By Lyn Wilkerson
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This edition in the Slow Travels series explores the State of Alabama. U.S. 11 follows a diagonal from the northeastern corner of the state, traveling along the valleys of the southern Appalachians... More > to Birmingham. Beyond Birmingham, the highway runs through open rolling hills to Tuscaloosa and the Mississippi Line. U.S. 31 bisects the state, starting in the plateau west of Huntsville and traveling south to Montgomery. From the state capital, the highway turns southwest to the panhandle and Mobile Bay. U.S. 72 crosses northern Alabama, following the route of the Tennessee River through Huntsville and Florence. U.S. 78 cuts across the state, passing through the mountains around Talladega, past Birmingham and into the lesser populated territory to the west. Finally, U.S. 80 explores the deep history of central Alabama, starting west of Columbus, Georgia, and passing through the state capitol and along the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail to Demopolis and Mississippi.< Less
American Trails Revisited-The Oregon Trail By Lyn Wilkerson
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This first installment of the American Trails Revisited series is an excerpt from our full publication, "American Trails Revisited", produced in 2003. This excerpt drives the trail from... More > St. Louis, Missouri, to Astoria, Oregon, examining not only the main trail, but all of its alternate branches as well. The highway signage that you would expect to see when you are driving is included, so there is less confusion when the route changes its host highway. Please enjoy the rich history and entertaining stories which lay along his hallowed route across the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean.< Less
American Trails Revisited - Santa Fe Trail Kansas By Lyn Wilkerson
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This edition in the American Trails Revisited series is an updated version from the printed book, "American Trails Revisited", published in 2003. From the original 36 pages, this revision... More > has been expanded to 90 pages of additional information and points of interest. Also added are reference maps, text navigation, as well as GPS coordinates for listed historic sites and landmarks. This guide travels the route of the Santa Fe Trail from the outskirts of Kansas City to Dodge City, Kansas, where it splits to explore the northern Military branch and the southern Cimarron branch. Detailed background information for Santa Fe Trail history as well as the general historical background of the region is provided in easy to follow mileage increments across the Sunflower State.< Less