In this compelling book, award-winning adventure writer and former Lower Adirondack Search and Rescue team member Peter Bronski chronicles true stories of survival and tragedy, from famous historical cases during the early 20th century, to modern tales of harrowing struggle in the mountains and wilderness.
From a bizarre French and Indian War battle to the state's first impeachment trial, It Happened in New Hampshire looks at intriguing people and episodes from the history of the Granite State. -Relive the humorous, not-so-adventurous "camping" trip by a group of America's most famous industrial titans in 1919, whose necessities included a personal chef and an electric generator.
Plan your own travel adventure with the updated Green Guide New England. Whatever your interest, from antiquing and leaf peeping along picturesque back roads, enjoying local delicacies such as boiled lobster or Indian pudding, immersing yourself in historic sites, or hiking in Vermont's Green Mountains, this guide is the go-to source.
Since its founding four hundred years ago, New England has been a vital source of nature writing. Maybe it's the diversity of landscapes huddled so close together or the marriage of nature and culture in a relatively small, six-state region. Maybe it's the regenerative powers of the ecosystem in a place of repeated exploitations.
This is a richly illustrated portrait of Newport, Rhode Island as a work of urban art, from colonial times to the present, both documented and celebrated in the maps, paintings, photographs, poetry and prose of renowned artists and writers. As one of the most historically intact cities in North America, Newport has a cultural and architectural heritage of national significance.
Vermont may be small in population, but it looms large with innovation. The state constitution was the first in America to ban slavery, provide for universal male suffrage and establish a system for publicly funded education. Ethan Allen captured Fort Ticonderoga for America's First Victory.
A groundbreaking history of early America that shows how Boston built and sustained an independent city-state in New England before being folded into the United States
The Hoosac railroad tunnel in the mountains of northwestern Massachusetts was a nineteenth-century engineering and construction marvel, on par with the Brooklyn Bridge, Transcontinental Railroad, and Erie Canal.
With details on everything from Bunker Hill to Central Square, this is the only guide a native or traveler needs.
The Not For Tourists Guide to Boston is a map-based, neighborhood-by-neighborhood guidebook for already street-savvy Bostonians, business travelers, and tourists alike.
Much of New York during the Revolutionary era was frontier wilderness, sparsely populated and bitterly divided. Although the only major campaign in the region would end at the Battle of Saratoga, factional raiding parties traversed the mountains and valle.
Tucked against the Deerfield River, Wilmington has long espoused the Vermont traits of rugged self-sufficiency coupled with a strong sense of community. Founded in 1751 by hardy settlers in the Green Mountains, residents held logging bees, barn raisings, and community dinners, with neighbors helping neighbors to construct a town where all could thrive.
In Detestable and Wicked Arts, Paul B. Moyer places early New England's battle against black magic in a transatlantic perspective.