American Revolutionary War Sites, Memorials, Museums and Library Collections: A State-by-State Guidebook to Places Open to the Public

Overview

Up-to-date information on over 700 sites in 28 states dedicated to the American Revolution, including battlefields, memorial markers, statues, museums, cemeteries, other landmarks, and library collections. Arranged by state, each entry provides a descriptive profile, address and telephone number, admission fees (if any) and policies, hours open, and other pertinent information. For each state, there is a ...
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Overview

Up-to-date information on over 700 sites in 28 states dedicated to the American Revolution, including battlefields, memorial markers, statues, museums, cemeteries, other landmarks, and library collections. Arranged by state, each entry provides a descriptive profile, address and telephone number, admission fees (if any) and policies, hours open, and other pertinent information. For each state, there is a profile of its role and a timeline of events.

About the Author

Doug Gelbert is a writer and lecturer in Montchanin, Delaware. He also wrote Film and Television Locations (2002), Civil War Sites, Memorials, Museums and Library Collections (1997, $39.95) and Company Museums, Industry Museums and Industrial Tours (1994, $49.95).

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Editorial Reviews

Reference & User Services Quarterly
Charming informative anecdotes...extensive set of sites (approximately eight hundred)...a good introduction to persons, places, and actions of the Revolutionary period.
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very useful..
Booknews
The author of a similarly named guide to Civil War sites considers the American Revolution to have been akin to that war in that neighbor was often pitted against neighbor. Some 700 locales are featured, including ones in the District of Columbia and Canada. Sites include preserved battlefields, undeveloped sites of action, gravesites, and buildings. Sections on each of the 28 states represented profiles its role in the war for independence, relevant visiting information, and an index to people and places. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786416967
  • Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
  • Publication date: 7/11/2003
  • Edition description: ALT
  • Pages: 261
  • Sales rank: 1,297,946
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Veteran reference writer Doug Gelbert is a lecturer in Montchanin, Delaware.

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