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The New England Coast: The Most Spectacular Sights & Destinations

The New England Coast: The Most Spectacular Sights & Destinations

by Kim Knox Beckius
     
 

To explore the New England Coast is to explore the roots of our nation, from the Pilgrims landing at Plymouth Rock to the Battle of Bunker Hill. It is to experience the traditions that have shaped our culture and livelihood, from the quaint fishing villages at land’s end to the prestigious colleges of Boston. And it is to witness the natural wonders of Cape

Overview

To explore the New England Coast is to explore the roots of our nation, from the Pilgrims landing at Plymouth Rock to the Battle of Bunker Hill. It is to experience the traditions that have shaped our culture and livelihood, from the quaint fishing villages at land’s end to the prestigious colleges of Boston. And it is to witness the natural wonders of Cape Cod’s miles of open beach, the rugged cliffs along the Maine Coast, the dense forests of Acadia National Park, and much more.

In The New England Coast, writer Kim Knox Beckius and photographer William H. Johnson present the sights and experiences that make this region one of the country’s most popular destinations, beloved by year-round residents and seasonal vacationers alike. As it highlights the coast’s history and culture, the book also offers practical travel information and suggestions for the best ways to explore the region. It is an ideal companion for the millions who flock to the New England Coast every summer, as well as perfect fireside reading during the harsh Atlantic winters.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760330647
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Publication date:
12/02/2008
Edition description:
First
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

William H. Johnson is a native New Englander who lives in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire. For more than thirty years, his artistic landscapes have captured the spectacular New England countryside in all seasons. Johnson was the photographer for Backroads of New England and The New England Coast, and his images have appeared in numerous magazines, calendars, cards, exhibits, and advertising campaigns in New England and beyond. He was named Photographer of the Year by the New Hampshire Professional Photographer's Association, among other awards.Kim Knox Beckius' previous books include Backroads of New England and The Everything Guide to New England. Since 1998, she has produced About.com's New England for Visitors web site (gonewengland.about.com), which offers a virtual tour of New England and provides weekly commentary on the region. She lives in Avon, Connecticut. William H. Johnson's work appears in Backroads of New England and in numerous magazines, calendars, cards, and exhibits. He was named Photographer of the Year by the New Hampshire Professional Photographer's Association and has earned several court of honor awards. He lives in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire.

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