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Ghost Towns of the Pacific Northwest: Your Guide to Ghost Towns, Mining Camps, and Historic Forts of Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia (Pictorial Discovery Guide Series)
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Ghost Towns of the Pacific Northwest: Your Guide to Ghost Towns, Mining Camps, and Historic Forts of Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia (Pictorial Discovery Guide Series)

by Philip Varney, Susan Drew, John Drew (Photographer)
 

Get ready for adventure as ghost town expert Philip Varney takes you on a tour of the Pacific Northwest’s most fascinating historic ghost towns, mining camps, fishing villages, lumber towns, and historic forts of Oregon, Washington, and southern British Columbia. With intriguing anecdotes, current travel information, maps, and outstanding color and historical

Overview

Get ready for adventure as ghost town expert Philip Varney takes you on a tour of the Pacific Northwest’s most fascinating historic ghost towns, mining camps, fishing villages, lumber towns, and historic forts of Oregon, Washington, and southern British Columbia. With intriguing anecdotes, current travel information, maps, and outstanding color and historical photographs, this thoroughly practical book serves as both a fascinating history of the Northwest and British Columbia and a trustworthy travel guide to the region’s ghost towns. If you’re an armchair traveler, you’ll appreciate the rich color photographs and descriptive text that bring the region to life. With chapters arranged geographically and featuring detailed maps, this pictorial guide makes traveling the area a breeze. About the Author and Photographers: Long-time ghost-town hunter Philip Varney is the author of Voyageur Press’s "Ghost Towns of Colorado" and "Ghost Towns of Northern California." He regularly contributes to "Arizona Highways" magazine and frequently leads travel groups on ghost-town tours. John and Susan Drew’s work has been published worldwide in calendars, magazines, and books, including Voyageur Press’s "Ghost Towns of Colorado" and "Ghost Towns of Northern California."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780896585928
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Publication date:
04/28/2005
Series:
Pictorial Discovery Guide Series
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.18(d)

What People are Saying About This

From the Publisher
Book News, Inc., November 2005 (circ. unavailable) “Varney focuses on sites likely little-known even to Northwest residents.”

Bookwatch, September 2005 (circ.: 80,000) “Any with an interest in Northwest history and vintage towns, whether it be armchair traveler or destination visitor, will relish this intriguing history.”

The Oregonian, Aug. 1, 2005 (circ.: 335,980) “A fine guide to discovering these fascinating places where time has moved on.”

Meet the Author

Long-time ghost-town hunter Philip Varney is the author of six ghost-town guides, including Ghost Towns of Colorado, Ghost Towns of Northern California, and Ghost Towns of the Pacific Northwest. He is a regular contributor to Arizona Highways magazine and frequently leads travel groups on ghost-town tours. He lives in Tucson, Arizona.

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