“Very useful for the tourist who wishes to plan an itinerary to visit these states’ landmarks dating from the Revolutionary epoch.”
–American Reference Books Annual
The Pelican Guide to Historic Homes and Sites of Revolutionary America, Volume I: New England describes the landmarks of the six New England states–Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. The history and location of each site is carefully described, and includes useful information about admission policies.
The book features numerous photographs and is useful not only as a travel guide but as a guide to the history and architecture of Revolutionary America.
Author Adelaide Hechlinger is a New York City native and currently resides of Island Park, NY. She graduated from New York University and has done graduate work at Adelphi University. She is an authority on life in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, and has written books on such diverse topics as science, quilting, paper antiques, and cooking. When not writing she teaches science at Far Rockaway High School in New York City.
THE PELICAN GUIDE TO HISTORIC HOMES AND SITES OF REVOLUTIONARY AMERICA VOLUME I - New England
By Adelaide Hechtlinger
128 pp. 5½ x 8½
43 b/w photos Index
EAN: 978-0-88289-090-6 pb