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The Furnace Group - Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site Elverson, Pennsylvania (Historic Structure Report) By National Park Service
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Hopewell Furnace is a charcoal- fueled, cold- blast furnace that was originally constructed by Ironmaster Mark Bird in 1770- 71. Cast iron produced at Hopewell was molded as cannon and shot for use... More > during the American Revolution. The furnace was also known for its stoves, the earliest surviving model dated 1772.1 Financial difficulties caused Bird and his partner to lose the furnace to a creditor in 1786, and the property passed through several owners between 1786 and 1800. Stability was finally established in 1800, when the furnace was purchased by a partnership of the Buckley and Brooke families. However, legal disputes resulted in the furnace being out of blast from 1808 to 1815, followed by extensive repairs to the works in 1816. Products of the furnace from 1800 to 1845 were pig iron, stove plates, and mixed castings. After 1845, production shifted to pig iron, plus small amounts of mixed castings. Improvements made in the 1880s included repair and rebuilding of the charcoal house and shed...< Less
Yellowstone National Park By Carla Maurice
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Beautiful photos featuring Yellowstone National Park senic wonder.
Our National Parks By John Muir
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CONTENTS: Preface, I. The Wild Parks and Forest Reservations of the West -- II. The Yellowstone National Park -- III. The Yosemite National Park -- IV. The Forests of the Yosemite Park -- V. The Wild... More > Gardens of the Yosemite Park -- VI. Among the Animals of the Yosemite -- VII. Among the Birds of the Yosemite -- VIII. The Fountains and Streams of the Yosemite National Park -- IX. The Sequoia and General Grant National Parks -- X. The American Forests< Less
Yosemite National Park By Eric De Loach
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Beautiful shots of Yosemite National Park in the Sierra Nevada mountains in Eastern California.
Inside Our National Parks By wes wolfe
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This book is an historical novel about our National Parks and Monuments. The author has used humor and embellishments to reveal how our National Treasures have been exploited for personal and... More > political gain. He was either personally involved or had inside knowledge of every event. He shares little known footnotes in American History and rare insights into the history and management of the National Parks.< Less
Yellowstone National Park By Jenny Wisdom
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This book is a collection of some of the best pictures that I have taken of Yellowstone National Park. I invite you to enjoy the beauty of our Nation's first National Park as I have seen it for years.
Yellowstone National Park Landscapes By Michael Coon
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This is a photographic chronical of Yellowstone National Park Landscapes. Photographs are in both color and black and white.
National Park Mammals By John Rockwood
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12 Mammal form various western National Parks including Glacier, Grand Teton, Rocky Mountain and Yellowstone.
Mesa Verde National Park By Anonymous
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Mesa Verde National Park is a National Park and World Heritage Site located in Montezuma County, Colorado. It protects some of the best preserved Ancestral Puebloan archeological sites in the United... More > States.The park was created by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1906. It occupies 52,485 acres (21,240 ha) near the Four Corners region of the American Southwest, and with more than 4,300 sites, including 600 cliff dwellings, it is the largest archeological preserve in the US. Mesa Verde (Spanish for "green table") is best known for structures such as Cliff Palace, thought to be the largest cliff dwelling in North America.Starting c. 7500 BCE, Mesa Verde was seasonally inhabited by a group of nomadic Paleo-Indians known as the Foothills Mountain Complex. Excerpt from: Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Olympic National Park By Allyson Kitts
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Olympic National Park. The Hoh. The many majestic rivers, valleys and forests of Washington State hold so many of natures greatest treasures. Take a look into this paradise with photos,humble... More > captions and a special memoir by Gordon Hempton.< Less