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George Washington S 1791 Southern Tour

Author : Warren L. Bingham
ISBN : 9781625857538
Genre : History
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This account of the first president’s trip to unite a young America “follows Washington’s travels day-by-day with detailed information about each stop” (Daily Herald). Newly elected president George Washington set out to visit the new nation aware that he was the singular unifying figure in America. The journey’s finale was the Southern Tour, begun in March 1791. The long and arduous trek from the capital, Philadelphia, passed through seven states and the future Washington, DC. But the focus was on Virginia, the Carolinas, and Georgia. The president kept a rigorous schedule, enduring rugged roads and hazardous water crossings. His highly anticipated arrival in each destination was a community celebration with countless teas, parades, dinners, and dances. Author Warren Bingham reveals the history and lore of the most beloved American president and his survey of the newly formed southern United States. Includes photos
Category: History

The Wpa Guide To Virginia

Author : Federal Writers' Project
ISBN : 9781595342447
Genre : History
File Size : 72.22 MB
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During the 1930s in the United States, the Works Progress Administration developed the Federal Writers’ Project to support writers and artists while making a national effort to document the country’s shared history and culture. The American Guide series consists of individual guides to each of the states. Little-known authors—many of whom would later become celebrated literary figures—were commissioned to write these important books. John Steinbeck, Saul Bellow, Zora Neale Hurston, and Ralph Ellison are among the more than 6,000 writers, editors, historians, and researchers who documented this celebration of local histories. Photographs, drawings, driving tours, detailed descriptions of towns, and rich cultural details exhibit each state’s unique flavor. The WPA Guide to Virgina documents the vital role the Old Dominion played in the history of the first 150 years of the United States and before. It is packed with historical information, particularly from the Colonial and Revolutionary years, and supplemented with photos of historic buildings and sites. Also worth note are the artistic photographs of the state’s ordinary people and its natural beauty, including the Shenandoah and Chesapeake Bay regions.
Category: History

George Washington S Journey

Author : T.H. Breen
ISBN : 9781451675436
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 87.29 MB
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Follows Washington's journey to each of the original thirteen states, during which he brought the government to the people and promoted the idea of a strong federal union.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

In The Footsteps Of George Washington

Author : William G. Clotworthy
ISBN : WISC:89084902667
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This book identifies, describes, and provides access information 250 publicly accessible sites that commemorate the life and legacy of the first president of the United States. This book provides travellers with a roadmap to retrace many of the events and to experience many of the places that made up the life of this notable man. Section one provides a brief but unusual biography of George Washington in which emphasis is placed on the travels of the man -- his movements across the late colonial and early national landscape of eastern North America: why he travelled, what events transpired, what places were imprinted with his presence. Section two, the most extensive part of the book, identifies and describes numerous publicly accessible sites that commemorate Washington's life and accomplishments. Location and access information is provided for each site. Section three identifies sources of additional information about Washington's life and the sites that honour him.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

1001 Questions Answered About Trees

Author : Rutherford Platt
ISBN : 9780486167817
Genre : Nature
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Fascinating, fact-filled reference provides detailed data about age, size, and weight; suggestions for identifying trees, what trees to look for in certain states, much more. Over 100 illustrations, 21 photographs.
Category: Nature

Insiders Guide To North Carolina S Central Coast And New Bern

Author : Martha L. Hall
ISBN : 0762748346
Genre : Travel
File Size : 74.62 MB
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New Look for Insiders’ Guide Series We’ve rolled-out a new design this year for the highly popular Insiders’ Guide series. This acclaimed travel series that has sold more than a million copies boasts a new look, focusing on high-end photography of each book’s subject. We’ve removed all text but the title from the cover, allowing for the cover photo to be the main focus. Each title’s spine will feature bright bands of color representing the breadth of travel our readers enjoy, and making for a striking appearance when books in the series are shelved together. Look for this eye-catching redesign at a bookstore near you!
Category: Travel

South Carolina In 1791

Author : Terry W. Lipscomb
ISBN : NYPL:33433048782910
Genre : History
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Author : South Carolina. Dept. of Agriculture
ISBN : CORNELL:31924071025021
Genre : Agriculture
File Size : 28.26 MB
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Category: Agriculture