Historic Monuments of Americaby Donald Young
This volume presents a unique opportunity to tour and relive American history, not only in words but also in stunningly evocative photography. These powerful images conjure up a feeling for the past and provide a sense of historical continuity from the nations early war-torn days, expressed in sites such as Valley Forge and Gettysburg, to the late-nineteenth-century era of prosperity and renewed optimism embodied inthe opulent mansions of Gilded Age millionaires. Traveling across the United States, region by region, this survey explores many significant landmarks. For the history buff, the student, and those wishing to re-acquaint themselves with the American story on a dynamic and visual that presents the past with authoritative historical facts and inspiring imagery.
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