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Journey through hallowed ground : birthplace of the American ideal

Author: Andrew Cockburn; Kenneth Garrett; National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Highlights historically significant people, places, and events along the corridor from Charlottesville, Virginia, to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, including Civil War battlefields, Harper's Ferry and other towns, and the seven presidents who lived in the region.
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Genre/Form: History
Local history
Pictorial works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Cockburn; Kenneth Garrett; National Geographic Society (U.S.)
ISBN: 9781426203039 1426203039
OCLC Number: 192047991
Description: 223 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 32 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Portfolio --
Ch. 1. First Land --
Ch. 2. Revolutionary War Era --
Ch. 3. Civil War Times --
Ch. 4. 20th-Century Leaders --
Ch. 5. The Living Landscape.
Responsibility: by Andrew Cockburn ; photography by Kenneth Garrett.
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Presents a story of the founding of America, as told through the 175-mile corridor from Monticello to Gettysburg, designated in 2005 as the official birthplace of America. This book spotlights key  Read more...

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