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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
American Trails Revisited-The Bozeman Trail By Lyn Wilkerson
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In 1863, John M. Bozeman blazed a road from the Oregon Trail to the Montana gold camps. In 1864, he escorted a wagon train over it. This excerpt follows the Bozeman Trail from Caspar, Wyoming to... More > Bannack, Montana, arching across the battlefield of Little Big Horn into the mining country of Montana's Rocky Mountains.< Less
American Trails Revisited-The Santa Fe Trail By Lyn Wilkerson
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The Santa Fe Trail began its life as primarily a commercial venture. Following a route used at least partially by the Spaniard explorer Francisco Vazquez de Coronado (1541) and later by Zebulon... More > Montgomery Pike (1806), it served as the primary trade route between the growing American West and the Mexican territories. The Santa Fe Trail provided trade in basic dry goods with the northern Mexican settlements, and later provided a connection in the southern trade route to California. The Santa Fe was a primary source of people, goods and mail, only to be supplanted in 1880 by what would become the Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railroad. This excerpt from 'American Trails Revisited' follows the Santa Fe from Kansas City, Missouri, to Santa Fe, New Mexico, exploring the history of the Native Americans and early explorers through the South Central Plains and into the Southwest.< 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-Illinois By Lyn Wilkerson
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Slow Travels-Illinois explores four highways across various parts of the State. U.S. 30 travels portions of the Lincoln Highway and Sauk Trail across Northern Illinois, through Joliet and Aurora to... More > the Mississippi River. U.S. 50 covers the southern portion of the Illinois, examining the earliest settlements and the development along the St.Louis-Vincennes stage road. Historic Route 66 explores the mother road from its beginning at Lake Michigan, diagonally across the State through Bloomington and Springfield, to the banks of the Mississippi opposite St. Louis. Finally, U.S. Highway 67 follows the western edge of Illinois, beginning at the Quad Cities and finishing at Alton.< Less
Historical Cities: Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas By Lyn Wilkerson
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This installment in the Historical Cities series explores the metropolitan area of Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. Over 175 historic points of interest are presented, along with reference maps for the... More > centers of the cities and GPS coordinates for all listed sites. Sources include the American Guides series and local historical societies.< Less
Historical Cities - Boston By Lyn Wilkerson
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This guide contains historical sites and landmarks for the city of Boston, as well as the adjacent Cambridge, Back Bay, and Charlestown areas. In all, over 80 sites are listed within this guide,... More > along with detailed maps to assist in locating them. At the back of the guide is a table of the historic sites with their respective GPS coordinates.< Less
Historical Cities - Dublin, Ireland By Lyn Wilkerson
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This edition in our Historical Cities series explores the capital of the Republic of Ireland, Dublin. Over 100 historical sites and landmarks are examined, divided up into 5 geographical areas... More > within the city center and in parts of the surrounding environs. Included in the guide is an historical background of the city from a 19th century travel guide, reference maps for the 5 areas of the city center, 11 maps from a contemporary guide book, and GPS coordinates for all listed sites.< Less
Historical Cities - Inverness, United Kingdom By Lyn Wilkerson
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Historical Cities-Inverness, UK provides information about the historic sites, towns, and landmarks within the city centre of Inverness, in the immediate surrounding area, and along chosen routes... More > into the Highland region, and to provide background information and stories for what lies in-between. This guide includes over 140 historic sites and landmarks, extensive background on Inverness and the Caledonian Canal, reference maps, and GPS coordinates for listed sites.< 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

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