The Frommer's Official Guide To The Civil War Discovery Trail (1998)

The Frommer's Official Guide To The Civil War Discovery Trail (1998)

by Civil War Trust, Susan Collier Braselton
     
 

The Civil War Discovery Trail —which links more than 400 sites in 24 states —tells the real story of the Civil War and its impact on America. Relive history as it really happened, from the first shots fired at Fort Sumter to Lincoln's fateful last night at Ford's Theater. This completely updated edition contains more sites, in more states, than ever

Overview

The Civil War Discovery Trail —which links more than 400 sites in 24 states —tells the real story of the Civil War and its impact on America. Relive history as it really happened, from the first shots fired at Fort Sumter to Lincoln's fateful last night at Ford's Theater. This completely updated edition contains more sites, in more states, than ever before. You'll find:

  • A brief historical overview by Pulitzer Prize-winner James McPherson
  • Descriptions of the solemn battlefields, antebellum plantations, Underground Railroad sites, historic homes, state parks, cemeteries, memorials, museums, and more, along with black-and-white photos
  • Detailed, accurate orientation maps, along with exact directions, admission fees, seasons and hours, visitor services
  • State-by-state organization that lets you locate the sites easily
  • A complete reenactment and special events calendar

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780028621449
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/03/1998
Series:
Frommer's Complete Series
Edition description:
REVISED & UPDATED
Pages:
319
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 8.46(h) x 0.79(d)

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