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Slow Travels-Blue Ridge Parkway By Lyn Wilkerson
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This edition of the Slow Travels Series commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the beginning of the Blue Ridge Parkway construction. The segments of the parkway are separated into the Virginia and... More > North Carolina sections. Also included are U.S. Highways 11, 50, 52, and 60 (Virginia), U.S. Highway 70 (North Carolina), and the Skyline Drive through the Shenandoah National Park. This guide is not intended to be a history of the Blue Ridge Parkway, but a guide to the history which lies along it and in the surrounding region.< Less
Slow Travels-North Carolina and South Carolina By Lyn Wilkerson
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This edition of the Slow Travels series explores America's history along U.S. Highways in North and South Carolina. For North Carolina, U.S. Highways 1, 17, 52, 70, and the Blue Ridge Parkway... More > provide extensive routes of exploration for the State’s varied history, from the Atlantic Coast to the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains. For South Carolina, U.S. Highways 17, 25, 52, and 178 explore the lands from the Cherokee Piedmont to the lowcountry of Charleston and Beaufort. Detailed lists of historic sites and landmarks along these highways, as well as a walking tour guide to Charleston, South Carolina, are provided. Also included are GPS listings for the more adventurous and tech savvy.< Less
Slow Travels-Louisiana By Lyn Wilkerson
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Slow Travels-Louisiana takes the leisure driver and their passengers on entertaining and educational journeys through Louisiana's history. Four highways host these journeys: U.S. Highway 61 follows... More > the route of the Great River Road from Mississippi to New Orleans, U.S. Highway 80 retraces the route of the Vicksburg, Shreveport, & Pacific Railroad from Vicksburg on the Mississippi River to the Texas Line west of Shreveport, U.S. Highway 84 explores the central part of the state along the old Texas Road from Natchez to Natchitoches, and U.S. Highway 90 roughly retraces the Old Spanish Trail through the lands of the Creole and Cajun of Southern Louisiana. The histories of Native Americans, French and Spanish explorers, the Acadians of Nova Scotia, and the plantation communities all roll out in front of you through our Slow Travels.< Less
Slow Travels--California By Lyn Wilkerson
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Slow Travels-California explores this State's history along the present and previous routes of U.S. Highways 40, 50, 60, 99 and 395. U.S. Highways 40 and 50 parallel each other across the Mother... More > Lode of the Sierra Nevadas, around Lake Tahoe, into the Sacramento Valley. From Sacramento, they take divergent routes to San Francisco and the Bay Area. U.S. 99 travels down the length of the Central Valley, and across the San Fernando Mountains into Los Angeles, before turning east to the Imperial Valley and Mexico. U.S. 395 covers two segments; the northern one along the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevadas to Reno, and the southern route through the Owens Valley, passing Death Valley, down to San Diego. Come explore the rich and varied history of the Golden State. This guide provides in-depth information about historic sites, landmarks, and legends along California's highways. And your purchase contributes $1 to the American Trails Preservation Trust.< Less
Slow Travels-California and Nevada By Lyn Wilkerson
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This edition in the Slow Travels series is an update of our California guide, now combined with Nevada into one. Much of the text is edited from the American Guide Series of the 1930’s and... More > 40’s, with updated historical information, improved directions, and material from additional sources. All locations have been verified using GPS coordinates, as well as from satellite imagery and first hand knowledge. The California section explores current U.S. 50 and 395, as well as the former routes of U.S. 40, 60, and 99 which are no longer designated as such. The cities of Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento, and San Diego are explored along these routes. The Nevada section follows U.S. Highways 6 and 50 east to west across the state, and U.S. 93 and 95 north to south. In addition, the former route of U.S. 40 is retraced along the Humboldt River, the route of emigrants along the California Trail from Utah and Idaho. All routes include reference maps and GPS coordinates for all listed sites.< Less
American Trails Revisited-The Butterfield Overland Stage By Lyn Wilkerson
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In March of 1857, realizing the need for an overland mail route from the east that serviced the west, congress passed a Post Office Appropriations Bill. On September 15, 1857, one of the nine... More > bidders, 56 year-old John Butterfield of the John Butterfield Company was awarded the mail contract by Congress. On September 16, 1858, the first trip was launched from Tipton, Missouri. This installment of the American Trails Revisited series is an excerpt from our publication of the same name. This guide follows the route of the Butterfield Overland Stage Route across the Southern Plains and Southwest, from St. Louis to San Francisco. Come follow the paths of the early wagon travelers and enjoy the rich and entertaining history along the way.< Less
Slow Travels-California and Nevada By Lyn Wilkerson
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This edition in the Slow Travels series is an update of our California guide, now combined with Nevada into one. Much of the text is edited from the American Guide Series of the 1930’s and... More > 40’s, with updated historical information, improved directions, and material from additional sources. All locations have been verified using GPS coordinates, as well as from satellite imagery and first hand knowledge. The California section explores current U.S. 50 and 395, as well as the former routes of U.S. 40, 60, and 99 which are no longer designated as such. The cities of Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento, and San Diego are explored along these routes. The Nevada section follows U.S. Highways 6 and 50 east to west across the state, and U.S. 93 and 95 north to south. In addition, the former route of U.S. 40 is retraced along the Humboldt River, the route of emigrants along the California Trail from Utah and Idaho. All routes include reference maps and GPS coordinates for all listed sites.< Less
Slow Travels-North Carolina and South Carolina By Lyn Wilkerson
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This edition of the Slow Travels series explores America's history along U.S. Highways in North and South Carolina. For North Carolina, U.S. Highways 1, 17, 52, 70, and the Blue Ridge Parkway... More > provide extensive routes of exploration for the State’s varied history, from the Atlantic Coast to the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains. For South Carolina, U.S. Highways 17, 25, 52, and 178 explore the lands from the Cherokee Piedmont to the lowcountry of Charleston and Beaufort. Detailed lists of historic sites and landmarks along these highways, as well as a walking tour guide to Charleston, South Carolina, are provided. Also included are GPS listings for the more adventurous and tech savvy.< Less
Slow Travels-Arkansas By Lyn Wilkerson
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Slow Travels--Arkansas is the first in our new Slow Travels series. U.S. Highways 61, 67, 70, 71, and 79 are followed through Arkansas, criss-crossing the state and providing a wealth of historical... More > information along the way. Eight maps provide reference points along the way. Your purchase includes a $1 donation to the American Trails Preservation Trust. The Slow Travels series encourages the driving tourist to take the slower paced route, and see the rich history which lies along that highway. Not only are the more popular sites examined, but you are also shown the many places in between those sites which are most often overlooked. 90% of our history is either distinguished by only a marker or no marker at all. That is the history most travelers are missing, and that is what the purpose of Caddo Publications USA is, to bring that missing history to everyone's attention.< Less
Slow Travels-Louisiana By Lyn Wilkerson
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Slow Travels-Louisiana takes the leisure driver and their passengers on entertaining and educational journeys through Louisiana's history. Four highways host these journeys: U.S. Highway 61 follows... More > the route of the Great River Road from Mississippi to New Orleans, U.S. Highway 80 retraces the route of the Vicksburg, Shreveport, & Pacific Railroad from Vicksburg on the Mississippi River to the Texas Line west of Shreveport, U.S. Highway 84 explores the central part of the state along the old Texas Road from Natchez to Natchitoches, and U.S. Highway 90 roughly retraces the Old Spanish Trail through the lands of the Creole and Cajun of Southern Louisiana. The histories of Native Americans, French and Spanish explorers, the Acadians of Nova Scotia, and the plantation communities all roll out in front of you through our Slow Travels.< Less