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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
American Trails Revisited - Oregon Trail - Wyoming - Exploring America's History on U.S. Highways By Lyn Wilkerson
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This edition in the American Trails Revisited series explores the Oregon Trail through Wyoming. The route of the southern Cherokee Trail route along U.S. Highway 30, the main Oregon-California-Mormon... More > Emigrant Road entering the state on U.S. Highway 26, as well as the side routes of the California-Mormon Trail through Fort Bridger and the Lander Cut-Off through the Thompson Pass, are explored in this guide. Over 300 historic sites and points of interest are documented, with detailed driving directions to locate them. Reference maps and GPS Coordinates for all listed sites are also included.< Less
American Trails Revisited - Oregon Trail - Nebraska - Exploring America's History on U.S. Highways By Lyn Wilkerson
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This edition of the American Trails Revisited series explores the Oregon Trail across Nebraska, beginning with its crossing from Kansas and ending with the two branches along the Platte River, the... More > North Platte Branch and the Colorado Branch. Along the way, over 150 historic sites and landmarks are presented. Also included are reference maps and GPS coordinates for all sites.< Less
American Auto Trail-Oklahoma's U.S. Highway 270 By Lyn Wilkerson
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This edition in the American Auto Trails series explores U.S. Highway 270 across the breadth of Oklahoma. Native American, immigrant, and settler history is examined through the historic sites and... More > landmarks along the route. Reference maps and GPS coordinates for listed historic sites and landmarks are included.< Less
A London Nobody Knows: The City's More Obscure History By Lyn Wilkerson
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This travel guide to London history is the first in a series created by Caddo Publications USA to explore the lesser known history of this great city. It is not intended to be an exhaustive account... More > of all historic sites, landmarks, and structures within the metropolitan area. The purpose of this guide is to introduce to the domestic and international traveler many of the rich heritage sites which are not always part of the traditional history itinerary. Over 170 historic sites, landmarks, and structures are presented with detailed background information. Also included are reference maps and GPS coordinates for all sites. Among the areas with sites are the City of London, the Docklands, Islington, Highgate, Hornsey, St. Pancras, Kensington, Hammersmith, Chelsea, Southwark, Westminster, and Battersea.< Less
America's Lost Highway - California's U.S. Highway 40 By Lyn Wilkerson
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U.S. Highway 40, and now Interstate 80 which replaced it, is the most traveled artery between the Eastern United States and central California. The highway hurdles the sheer, rocky wall of the Sierra... More > Nevada into the valley that stretches to the Golden Gate. From the Great American Basin, it climbs to the granite heights of Donner Pass, traverses the boulder-piled Yuba River bottoms, coasts toboggan-like through forests and along river gorges offering hazy vistas of mountain ranges. It passes the half-ruined mining camps of the gold country and the titanic upheavals of the hydraulic workings. In the western foothills, where orchards appear in forest clearings, it wriggles between rolling evergreen knolls, then strikes across the great Sacramento Valley, and crosses the low Coast Range to San Francisco.< Less
Historical Cities - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma By Lyn Wilkerson
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This edition in the Historical Cities series explores over 45 historical sites in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and the surrounding vicinity. Historical hotels, municipal buildings, schools, transport... More > structures, and roadside Americana are located with GPS coordinates, street locations, and detailed historic backgrounds. A reference map of the Downtown area is also included.< Less
America's Lost Highway-Illinois' U.S. Highway 66 By Lyn Wilkerson
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This installment of the America’s Lost Highways series explores U.S. Highway 66 across Illinois, from Chicago and Lake Michigan to St. Louis on the Mississippi River. The Mother Road, as its... More > is often called, travels along the Illinois and Michigan Canal for much of the beginning, before crossing into the heart of Lincoln Country. The legend of Abraham Lincoln often looms larger than the man himself. Near St. Louis, the highway traverses Illinois’ version of the antebellum South, with the historical conflicts that came with it. Come explore Illinois’ urban and rural history along Route 66.< Less
American Auto Trail - Wisconsin's U.S. Highway 2 By Lyn Wilkerson
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This guide in the American Auto Trails series explores northwest Wisconsin on U.S. Highway 2. Along the way, the traveler finds sites and landmarks describing the Natural, Native American, Early... More > Explorer, Ethnic and Manufacturing history of this section of the state. The route travels from Hurley on the Michigan State Line to Superior at the western end of Lake Superior. Over 90 historic sites and landmarks are explored. A reference map, distance guidance, and GPS coordinates for all sites are also provided.< Less
America's Lost Highway - Missouri's U.S. Highway 66 By Lyn Wilkerson
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This installment of the America’s Lost Highway series follows the Mother Road, U.S. Highway 66, across Missouri. Starting at the Mississippi River at St. Louis, the highway once traveled south... More > and west, through Rolla and Springfield, to the edge of the central plains at Joplin. This was the main thoroughfare from the Northeast and Great Lakes to the thriving growth of the American Southwest and the glitter of Los Angeles prior to the development of the Interstates. Much of it is retraceable, and this guide will lead you through the history which Route 66 traveled through. This second edition of our guide includes improved formatting, additional sites and maps from our Historic Cities-St. Louis guide, and excerpts from a 1930 road map of Missouri.< Less

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