2006-08-30 Paperback Brand NEW copy! New paperback book copy of Images of America Series: Des Moines [Iowa] by Craig S. McCue. From the back cover: Founded at the fork of two
wilderness rivers, Fort Des Moines (which narrowly escaped being named Fort Raccoon) was a temporary garrison of dragoons to keep the peace between Native Americans and setlers until the area could be organized into a territory. An amateur photographer, historian, and collector of antiquarian books and memorabilia, Craig S. McCue offers a unique perspective on American life in this collection. The Images of America Series celebrates the history of neighborhoods, towns, and cities across the country. Using archival photographs, each title presents the distinctive stories from the past that shape the character of the community today. Arcadia Publishing, Charleston SC, 2006. 128 pages, 9.25 x 6.5 inches, 24 cm. Retail price of this edition 19.99.
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