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American Auto Trail: Montana's U.S. Highway 2 By Lyn Wilkerson
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U.S. Highway 2 follows what is commonly referred to as Montana's Highline, as it travels through the more northerly regions of the State. Diverse geography lies along the route, from the high plains... More > as you cross from North Dakota, to the Rocky Mountain peaks of Glacier National Park. That geography shaped the explorer and pioneer history of Montana. Much of this region has not changed a great deal from the days of the Wild West. The second edition increases the number of historic points of interest to 148, as well as adding reference maps, GPS coordinates for listed points, and improved text navigation.< Less
America's Lost Highway: Montana's U.S. Highway 91 By Lyn Wilkerson
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This installment in the America's Lost Highway series retraces the route of U.S. Highway 91 through Montana. Replaced by Interstate 15, U.S. Highway 91 followed a scenic and historic route through... More > the center of Montana. The cities of Great Falls, Helena, and Butte lie on U.S. 91's route, which criss-crosses the path of the Lewis and Clark expedition as well as those of the Gold and Silver Rushes of the late 1800's. Even the discovery of oil is revisited along this route. The second edition includes reference maps, additional site information for Shelby and Galata, improved text navigation, and GPS coordinates for listed historic sites< Less
Historical Cities - Quebec City, Canada By Lyn Wilkerson
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This edition of Caddo Publications USA’s Historical Cities series explores the grand city of Québec City, Québec. Over 70 Historic Points of Interest are presented, along with... More > reference maps and GPS coordinates for all listed sites. This guide uses "Frank Carrel’s Guide to the City of Quebec: Descriptive and Illustrated", published in 1907, as the stepping off point for this educational and entertaining journey into the history of Canada’s second oldest city. The eloquent text of the Introductory and Quebec-Descriptive and Illustrative sections provide a strong welcome to travelers from any age, and the descriptive history is of the proper scale for the guide we strive to provide.< 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-Tennessee By Lyn Wilkerson
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Slow Travels--Tennessee is the third in our new Slow Travels series. U.S. Highways 11, 25, 31, and 70 are followed through the State, examining a cross-section for Tennessee and providing a wealth of... More > historical information along the way. Seven 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-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-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
eBook (PDF): $6.99
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
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
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

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