Greetings from California: Legends, Landmarks & Lore of the by Gary Crabbe

By Gary Crabbe

A enjoyable, clean tribute to the Golden country, illustrated with lovely colour images, attention-grabbing old photos, and funky memorabilia. research anew the legends, landmarks, and lore of old websites, comparable to Bodie, element Reyes, the Knights Ferry Bridge, venture Santa Barbara, Carson Mansion in outdated city Eureka, loss of life Valley, Glacier element, and Alcatraz.
 
Delving into the folk, locations, and actions that experience outlined California over the years, this e-book explores all that makes California nice: the massive Sur coast, the Monterey Jazz pageant, Napa Valley’s wine nation, Hollywood, the redwood bushes of Muir Woods, Lake Tahoe, Yosemite Valley, immense video game fishing, browsing, agriculture, politics, tune, activities, and masses, even more. flip the pages for a visible banquet of this notable state!

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Cape Cod Chef's Table: Extraordinary Recipes from Buzzards by John F. Carafoli,Francine Zaslow

By John F. Carafoli,Francine Zaslow

Cape Cod, Massachusetts is, approximately, a 70-mile peninsula divided into 15 cities. it's one of many furthermost issues of land within the jap US, with its hooked arm jutting out forty miles into the Atlantic Ocean. a few of the cities date again to the 1600s, and every has its personal precise character, background, and gastronomic experience. over the last a number of years, Cape Cod’s culinary panorama has developed. certain, there are nonetheless the scrumptious fried clams, clean broiled or grilled fish, and lobster rolls that experience continually been favorites, yet a lot of today’s cooks are reinventing those conventional meals with a marginally assorted twist. the large resurgence and curiosity in natural and native farming in lots of components of our kingdom has additionally reached the Cape, and cooks listed here are connecting with farmers and growers and utilizing a lot of their items. Today’s Cape provides a thriving and specified culinary panorama and Cape Cod Chef’s desk gives readers, locals, and viewers a brand new viewpoint in this culinary scene. With recipes for the house prepare dinner from the Cape’s celebrated eateries and purveyors in addition to attractive full-color photos, Cape Cod Chef's Table is the final word present and memento cookbook.

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100 Things to Do in Springfield Before You Die by Penny Zimmerman-Wills

By Penny Zimmerman-Wills

Springfield owes much to Abraham Lincoln and the Illinois Capitol development. They placed Springfield at the map in a fashion that few different towns of 115,000 can fit. but Springfield is far greater than Lincoln’s fatherland or Illinois’ capital. It boasts parks and nature preserves, warfare memorials and museums. It has one among Frank Lloyd Wright maximum houses and one of many world’s biggest carillons. track and buying flourish in intimate settings. even if it involves Lincoln, there’s greater than meets the attention. certain, you could stopover at his domestic and presidential library, yet you can even see the place he shopped and performed handball and visited acquaintances – all of the little issues of daily existence. This e-book serves as a consultant to discover the tutorial, inspirational and fascinating moments that Springfield offers.

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Wisconsin Lighthouses: A Photographic and Historical Guide, by Ken Wardius,Barb Wardius

By Ken Wardius,Barb Wardius

“Lighthouses are a mirrored image of the human spirit and a reflect to our past.”—from the Introduction

No image is extra synonymous with Wisconsin’s wealthy maritime traditions than the lighthouse. those historical beacons conjure myriad notions of a bygone period: romance, loneliness, and dependability; devoted keepers manning the lighting fixtures; eerie stories of haunted buildings and ghosts of earlier keepers; mariners of yesteryear anxiously hoping to make shelter round rocky shores. If those sentinels may speak, think the stories they'd inform of ferocious nice Lakes storms taking their toll on vessels and folks alike.

In this absolutely up-to-date version of Wisconsin Lighthouses, Ken and Barb Wardius inform these stories, taking readers on an intimate travel of lighthouses on Lake stronger, Lake Michigan, and Lake Winnebago. either pleasant storytellers and complete photographers, the couple supplement their attractive textual content with greater than a hundred wonderful colour pictures, in addition to dozens of archival pictures, maps, records, and artifacts. certain “how to get there” instructions, up to the moment prestige experiences on each one gentle, and sidebars on every thing from lighthouse vocabulary to the usually lonely lives of lightkeepers make this the definitive publication on Wisconsin’s lighthouses.

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Explorer's Guide South Dakota (Explorer's Complete) by Marion L. Head

By Marion L. Head

A definitive visitor’s consultant to the wonder and calmness of South Dakota, masking not just ancient websites and vacationer points of interest, but additionally mountaineering, searching, fishing and tenting in addition to different kinds of out of doors exploration.

The first and so much finished advisor to South Dakota highlights the state’s usual good looks and contains insurance of its significant old websites and vacationer points of interest, from Mount Rushmore and Deadwood to the Black Hills. The advisor is principally family-friendly, outlining loose or reasonably cheap actions in addition to little identified treasures that have been stumbled on via own adventure and study at the ground.

As in all Explorer's publications, this ebook comprises updated maps and convenient icons that time out areas of additional worth, kin- and pet-friendly institutions, those who supply wheelchair entry, or even selective buying and specific occasions listings.

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Tennessee State Parks (Postcard History Series) by Lori Jill Smith,Jane Banks Campbell

By Lori Jill Smith,Jane Banks Campbell

the tale of Tennessee�s country parks started greater than eighty years in the past whilst New Deal corporations labored to rebuild parts of Tennessee�s eroded panorama. in addition to those conservation measures, the state�s early parks have been created during the improvement of leisure components. The Tennessee Valley Authority equipped dams that contributed to leisure sights, and the department of country Parks was once all started in 1937. All of those efforts as well as Tennessee�s usual good looks have led to fifty six nation parks. via their postcard collections, the authors invite readers to find every one park�s precise position in Tennessee�s background and landscape.

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Canoeing & Kayaking Kentucky (Canoe and Kayak Series) by Bob Sehlinger,Johnny Molloy

By Bob Sehlinger,Johnny Molloy

Bob Sehlinger and Johnny Molloy's vintage Canoeing & Kayaking Kentucky has been up to date all over again. masking the Bluegrass kingdom from the Appalachians within the east of the Mississippi River within the west, paddling hasn't ever been greater in Kentucky.

Combining the newest expertise with stable out of date paddling journeys, the up to date sixth version Canoeing and Kayaking consultant to Kentucky makes your paddling adventures even more uncomplicated to execute with thoroughly revised and more advantageous maps, entry issues, river gauges and mileages.

Sehlinger and Molloy have mixed millions of miles of paddling all through North the USA as well as Kentucky. they've got additionally penned extra paddling publications to a number of different Southern states. This mixed adventure has been used to make Canoeing & Kayaking Kentucky its best and most precious for paddlers of every kind. GPS coordinates were extra to each put-in and takeout within the ebook, making achieving your favourite waterway a snap.

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Insiders' Guide® to Connecticut (Insiders' Guide Series) by Eric D. Lehman

By Eric D. Lehman

Insiders' advisor to Connecticut is the basic resource for in-depth commute info for viewers and locals to the Nutmeg nation. Written by way of an area (and actual insider), Insiders' consultant to Connecticut offers a private and useful viewpoint of the country that makes it essential advisor for tourists in addition to citizens seeking to rediscover their domestic state.

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Custer State Park (Images of America) by Tom Domek

By Tom Domek

Custer nation Park is among the greatest and most lovely country parks within the state. From towering granite spires and pine-draped mountains to trout streams and distant savanna, the park deals scenic wonders and leisure possibilities seldom matched at the Northern nice Plains. First tested as a kingdom wooded area in 1912, at the present time the park is domestic to 1 of the most important bison herds within the state, in addition to different infrequent wildlife. sooner than cost, the Black Hills have been Lakota territory. After gold used to be came across alongside French Creek in 1874, the govt. waged struggle at the Lakota, forcing them onto reservations, and settlers rushed to the quarter. pictures and narrative during this e-book offer an interesting assessment of the park's wealthy usual and social heritage. even if the topic is Cathedral Spires or Sylvan Lake, common George Custer or Black Elk, Custer nation Park will have interaction those that price background and the previous couple of unspoiled areas left within the country.

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