History Lover S Guide To The South Shore A

History Lover s Guide to the South Shore  A
Publisher Arcadia Publishing
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Category History
Total Pages 160
ISBN 9781467141345
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The South Shore is an intriguing mix of antiquity and modernity. The region's first settlement, Plymouth, is a top tourist destination, as more than one million visitors flock to it annually. Quincy showcases the region's Revolutionary War past, but even more of its fascinating sites are hidden behind an urban fa�ade. Along windswept beaches and cranberry bogs, the varied terrain is unique and captivating. From the birthplace of Abigail Adams in Weymouth to the historical houses of Hingham and the Old Scituate Light, author Zachary Lamothe uncovers the stories behind some of the most notable people and landmarks in New England.

History Lover s Guide to the South Shore  A
  • Author : Zachary Lamothe
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-05-25

The South Shore is an intriguing mix of antiquity and modernity. The region's first settlement, Plymouth, is a top tourist destination, as more than one million visitors flock to it annually. Quincy showcases the region's Revolutionary War past, but even more of its fascinating sites are hidden behind an urban

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A History Lover s Guide to Denver
  • Author : Mark A. Barnhouse
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-06-22

Colorado’s Mile High City sits atop a mountain of Old West history—from stories of fortune seekers to captains of industry, immigrants to activist women. Founded in an unlikely spot where dry prairies meet formidable mountains, Denver overcame its doubtful beginning to become the largest and most important city

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History Lover s Guide to Milwaukee  A
  • Author : James Nelsen
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-10

Milwaukee is often described as a "big small town," and its quirky character stems from its many neighborhoods--each with its own stories to tell. Early territorial disputes, for example, led to the horribly (or humorously) misaligned streets of downtown. The city's signature rectangular pizza was born in the Third Ward.

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History Lover s Guide to Florida  A
  • Author : James C. Clark
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-10-05

Florida is a state of transplants. Even people who relocated here decades ago still claim their birthplace as their home. They might change their mind if they knew that the Sunshine State owns one of the richest histories in the nation. Decades before the Pilgrims, the Spanish celebrated Thanksgiving in

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A History Lover s Guide to Austin
  • Author : Jason Weems
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-03-08

Witness the rise of a metropolis from the tiny frontier outpost of Waterloo into a world leader in culture and technology. Discover the lost treasure of Shoal Creek in Pease Park or just a sense of inner peace amid the koi ponds and waterfalls of the Zilker Botanical Garden. Like

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Food Lovers  Guide to   the Twin Cities
  • Author : James Norton
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2012-07-17

The ultimate guide to Minneapolis/St. Paul's food scene provides the inside scoop on the best places to find, enjoy, and celebrate local culinary offerings. Written for residents and visitors alike to find producers and purveyors of tasty local specialties, as well as a rich array of other, indispensable food-related

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A History Lover s Guide to Minneapolis
  • Author : Sherman Wick,Holly Day
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-12-02

Minneapolis began at the Falls of St. Anthony, the sole waterfall on the Mississippi River. The cataract, the great hydrological engine, propelled the city's economic growth and physical expansion, and two distinct municipal identities emerged. A city of seasons, Minneapolis celebrates winter flurries and chills with ice skating and hot

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A History Lover s Guide to Baltimore
  • Author : Brennen Jensen,Tom Chalkley
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-05-31

Neither southern nor northern, Baltimore has charted its own course through the American experience. The spires of the nation's first cathedral rose into its sky, and the first blood of the Civil War fell on its streets. Here, enslaved Frederick Douglass toiled before fleeing to freedom and Billie Holiday learned

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Maverick Guide to Bermuda
  • Author : Catherine Harriott
  • Publisher : Pelican Publishing
  • Release Date : 2004-03-01

This updated edition includes detailed information on transportation, dining, accommodations, and nightlife, with special sections for business travel, senior citizens, and even planning a Bermuda wedding.

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History Lover s Guide to Albuquerque  A
  • Author : Roger M. Zimmerman
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019

This tour of New Mexico's largest city goes beyond the traditional guidebook to offer a historical journal through an area rich with diverse cultures and their fascinating past. The journey through time starts with the settlement of Native Americans in pueblos along the Rio Grande and then initiatives by Spain

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A History Lover s Guide to Norfolk
  • Author : Jaclyn A. Spainhour
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-05-10

Begun in the seventeenth century as a small settlement nestled along the Elizabeth River, Norfolk had grown into a vibrant port city by the Revolutionary War. The city spread out from early neighborhoods like the Freemason District into nineteenth-century enclaves like Ghent along the Hague. Twentieth-century Norfolk was marked by

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A History Lover s Guide to New York City
  • Author : Alison Fortier
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-02-29

This guidebook to the Big Apple goes beyond the traditional tour, offering visitors a fascinating exploration of the city’s rich history. New York is a city of superlatives. It has the largest population, greatest wealth, broadest diversity, and most elegant museums in the nation. With that comes an amazing

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A History Lover s Guide to Memphis   Shelby County
  • Author : Bill Patton
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-03-23

This tour of Memphis goes well beyond the traditional guidebook to offer a historical journey through the Home of the Blues. Explore the city's African American heritage from Church Park to beautiful Mason Temple, where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his final, prophetic speech. Visit Court Square, where a

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A History Lover s Guide to Richmond
  • Author : Kristin T. Thrower Stowe
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-03-08

Best known as the capital of the Confederacy, Richmond's history encompasses much more than the Civil War. Visit the state capitol, designed by Thomas Jefferson, and tour Shockoe Bottom, one of the city's oldest neighborhoods. Follow the route that enslaved people took from the ships to the auction block on

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A History Lover s Guide to Bar Harbor
  • Author : Brian Armstrong
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-05-24

Bar Harbor has evolved from humble beginnings to become one of Maine's most popular destinations. This tour goes beyond the typical travel guide to explore its fascinating historical sites in detail. A trail of existing buildings and monuments provides a backdrop for an unconventional history of places, people and events,

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