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Author Glass, Brent D., author.

Title 50 great American places : essential historic sites across the U.S. / Brent D. Glass ; foreword by David McCullough.

Publication Info. New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, c2016.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Eureka Non-Fiction  917.3 Gla    ---  Available
Edition First Simon & Schuster trade paperback edition.
Description xxiv, 293 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-274) and index.
Contents The National Mall (Washington, D.C.) -- The Mounds and the Arch (IL/MO) -- Mesa Verde (CO) -- The Palace of the Governors (NM) -- Witch Trials (MA) -- Boundary Line (DE) -- Forks of the Ohio (PA) -- Freedom Trail (MA) -- The Liberty Bell (PA) -- Virginia Peninsula (VA) -- Monticello (VA) -- The Presidio at the Golden Gate (CA) -- White Dove of the Desert (AZ) -- Slater Mill (RI) -- Village Green (OH) -- Two Utopias (IN) -- Railroad University of the United States (MD) -- The Alamo (TX) -- Declaration of Sentiments (NY) -- Temple Square (UT) -- Fort Sumter (SC) -- New Birth of Freedom (PA) -- Schoolhouse and Fieldhouse (KS) -- First National Park (WY) -- Nook Farm Neighbors: Stowe and Twain (CT) -- Willa Cather and the Prairie (NE) -- Indian Wars (MT/SD) -- The Bridge and the Statue (NY) -- Edison's Laboratory (NJ) -- World's Columbian Exposition (IL) -- Biltmore House (NC) -- Taliesin (WI) -- First Flight (NC) -- Grand Central Terminal (NY) -- Birthplace of Jazz (LA) -- Legendary Hollywood: Warner Bros. Studio (CA) -- Ford Rouge (MI) -- Will Rogers Highway (OK) -- The Mother Church of Country Music (TN) -- Hoover Dam (NV) -- Pearl Harbor (HI) -- Minidoka Camp (ID) -- Manhattan Project (WA) -- Sweet Auburn (GA) -- Central High School (AK) -- Salk Institute (CA) -- Saturn V Rocket (AL) -- Magic Kingdoms (FL) -- Silicon Valley (CA) -- Mall of America (MN)
Summary Profiles fifty sites across the United States that trace the cultural history of the country, discussing the people and events that led to each site's importance, from the National Mall in D.C. to Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.
Subject Historic sites -- United States -- Guidebooks.
United States -- History -- Guidebooks.
Added Title Fifty great American places
ISBN 9781451682038

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