A Visitor's Guide to Colonial & Revolutionary New England: Interesting Sites to Visit, Lodging, Dining, Things to Do (Second Edition) [NOOK Book]

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A totally updated and revised second edition of their historically insightful survey of Revolutionary New England.

In a totally updated and revised second edition of their historically insightful survey of Revolutionary New England, Patricia and Robert Foulke have scrupulously retraced their tracks to offer even more anecdotes, legends, and quotes on the countless battlefields and reenactments, historic homes and buildings, and living-history museums that help give this region its almost mythic appeal. Also ...
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A Visitor's Guide to Colonial & Revolutionary New England: Interesting Sites to Visit, Lodging, Dining, Things to Do (Second Edition)

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Overview

A totally updated and revised second edition of their historically insightful survey of Revolutionary New England.

In a totally updated and revised second edition of their historically insightful survey of Revolutionary New England, Patricia and Robert Foulke have scrupulously retraced their tracks to offer even more anecdotes, legends, and quotes on the countless battlefields and reenactments, historic homes and buildings, and living-history museums that help give this region its almost mythic appeal. Also brought up to date are recommendations for places to stay and eat and a calendar of events, from the reenactment of the Battle of the Old North Bridge in Concord, MA, to a Thanksgiving feast at Plimouth Plantation. There’s early American history in New England at virtually every turn, and the Foulkes are your guides to it all.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781581577815
  • Publisher: Countryman Press, The
  • Publication date: 7/18/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 517,483
  • File size: 10 MB

Meet the Author

Robert Foulke has been studying,
teaching, writing, and traveling the world for almost 55 years. Along with his wife, he is also the
authors of guides to important Colonial and
Revolutionary sites and events in the Mid-Atlantic
and the South. His travel stories focusing on
history, culture, and heritage are widely published
in newspapers and magazines. He lives with his wife in
Lake George, New York.
Patricia Foulke has been studying,
teaching, writing, and traveling the world for almost 55 years. Along with her husband, she is also the
author of guides to important Colonial and
Revolutionary sites and events in the Mid-Atlantic
and the South. Her travel stories focusing on
history, culture, and heritage are widely published
in newspapers and magazines. She lives with her husband in
Lake George, New York.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 8

Introduction 9

Massachusetts 13

Historical Introduction to the Massachusetts Colony 14

Southern Massachusetts 28

New Bedford 30

Cape Cod and the Islands 31

Bourne 32

Falmouth 33

Mashpee 37

Chatham 37

Orleans 38

Eastham 38

Wellfleet 39

Provincetown 40

Old King's Highway 41

Brewster 41

Dennis 42

Yarmouth 42

Barnstable 44

East Sandwich 44

Sandwich 45

Martha's Vineyard 47

Edgartown 49

Nantucket 50

Plymouth and the South Shore 54

Plymouth 54

The South Shore 63

Kingston 63

Duxbury 64

Marshfield 65

Scituate 65

Cohasset 68

Hingham 69

Weymouth 71

Quincy 71

Mansfield 75

Boston, Cambridge, Lexington, Concord 75

Boston 75

Cambridge 84

Lexington and Concord 88

Saugus 94

Salem and the North Shore 94

Salem 95

Marblehead 101

Beverly 103

Gloucester 104

Rockport 106

Essex 107

Ipswich 107

Newburyport 108

Central Massachusetts 109

Northampton 110

Deerfield 111

Sturbridge 113

The Berkshires 114

Williamstown 115

Pittsfield 115

Stockbridge 117

Great Barrington 119

Sheffield 119

Connecticut 121

Historical Introduction to the Connecticut Colony 122

Connecticut River Valley 128

Hartford 128

West Hartford 133

Farmington 134

Simsbury 135

Granby 135

East Granby 136

Bloomfield 137

Windsor 138

Windsor Locks 139

Enfield 140

Wethersfield 140

Glastonbury 142

East Hartford 142

Manchester 142

Coventry 143

Southeastern Connecticut 144

New London 144

Groton 145

Mystic 146

Stonington 149

Mashantucket 150

Norwich 150

Lebanon 151

Old Lyme 153

Old Saybrook 153

Essex 154

Ivoryton 155

Clinton 156

Madison 156

Guilford 157

Southwestern Connecticut 159

New Haven 159

Stratford 162

Darien 162

New Canaan 162

Stamford 163

Greenwich 163

Northwestern Connecticut 164

Litchfield 164

Sharon 165

Salisbury 166

Lakeville 166

Kent 167

Washington 167

Bethlehem 168

Terryville 168

Bristol 169

New Milford 169

Woodbury 169

Newtown 170

Ridgefield 171

Rhode Island 172

Historical Introduction to the Rhode Island Colony 173

Providence and West Bay 181

Providence 183

Warwick 189

East Bay 191

Warren 191

Bristol 192

Newport County 195

Tiverton 196

Little Compton 196

Adamsville 197

Portsmouth 197

Middletown 198

Newport 199

Jamestown 208

South County 209

Wickford 209

Saunderstown 210

South Kingstown 211

Block Island 213

New Hampshire 215

Historical Introduction to the New Hampshire Colony 216

Coastal Region 222

Portsmouth 222

New Castle 229

Durham 230

Dover 230

Exeter 231

Merrimack River Valley 232

Concord 232

Canterbury 234

Lakes Region 234

Lake Winnipesaukee 234

Meredith 235

Wolfeboro 235

White Mountains 236

Mount Washington 237

Bartlett 237

Jackson 237

Pinkham Notch 238

Gorham 239

Shelburne 239

Jefferson 239

Whitefield 240

Littleton 240

Bethlehem 240

Sugar Hill and Franconia 240

Bretton Woods 241

Western New Hampshire 242

Keene 242

Walpole 243

Charlestown 244

Hanover 245

Enfield 246

Orford 246

Maine 247

Historical Introduction to the Maine Colony 248

Southern Coast 254

Kittery 254

York 256

Ogunquit and Wells 260

South Berwick 260

Kennebunkport 261

Greater Portland and Casco Bay 262

Portland 263

Freeport 266

Midcoast 267

Bath 267

Phippsburg 269

The Arnold Trail 270

Wiscasset 271

Damariscotta and Newcastle 272

Pemaquid Point 273

Waldoboro 274

Thomaston 275

Camden 275

Searsport 276

Down East and Acadia 276

Castine 276

Blue Hill 278

Mount Desert Island 278

Machias 280

Mountains and Lakes 281

New Gloucester 281

Kennebec Valley 282

Augusta 282

Winslow 284

Hallowell 284

Vermont 285

Historical Introduction to Vermont 286

Champlain Region 293

Isle La Motte 293

Grand Isle 294

Burlington 295

Shelburne 297

Cambridge 298

Smugglers' Notch 299

Central Vermont 300

Vergennes 300

Ferrisburgh 301

Addison 302

Waitsfield and Warren 302

Middlebury 303

Shoreham 304

Orwell 304

East Hubbard ton 304

Castleton 305

Woodstock 305

Windsor 306

Quechee 307

Springfield 308

Chester 308

Southern Vermont 308

Rockingham 309

Grafton 309

Dorset 310

Manchester 310

Arlington 311

Brattleboro 311

Bennington 312

Resources 315

Index 318

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