This is a book about "a beautiful and gallant craft"--the personification, in a wooden boat, of the finest qualities of the Adirondack culture of the 19th century. Beautifully illustrated, The Adirondack Guideboat is the definitive guide to these beautiful boats and their makers, both early and contemporary.
What happened in Vermont when the anti-Communist fear known as the "Red Scare" swept the country? Quite a bit, as it turns out. Rick Winston explores some forgotten history as we see how a small, rural "rock-ribbed Republican" state with a historically libertarian streak handled the hysteria of the time.
Sip and taste your way through Boston. Boston Food Crawls is an exciting culinary tour through this historic yet modern city. Tap into the unique vibes and flavors of neighborhood restaurants and bars. Hit the Theater District for dinner and a show. Just in town for the weekend? Take the classy but sassy crawl through the Back Bay.
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: New England will lead you straight to the best attractions this breathtaking region has to offer. Packed with stunning photography, illustrations, and detailed maps, this fully updated guide will help you discover the Northeast state by state, from rocky coast of Maine to the river landscapes of Connecticut to the world class culture of revolutionary Boston.
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.
In 1828 Edward Mitchell was the first student of African descent to graduate from Dartmouth College, more than thirty-five years before any other Ivy League school admitted a black student. This book tells Mitchell's life story with the help of a recently rediscovered trove of his college essays, notes on his religious conversion, and hand-copied versions of his sermons.
Going Up the Country is part oral history, part nostalgia-tinged narrative, and part clear-eyed analysis of the multifaceted phenomena collectively referred to as the counterculture movement in Vermont.
While numerous books have been written about the great camps, hiking trails, and wildlife of the Adirondacks, noted anthropologist David R. Starbuck offers the only archeological guide to a region long overlooked by archeologists who thought that "all the best sites" were elsewhere.
Winter skiing, spring wildflowers, summertime beaches, or autumnal foliage: no matter the season, Moon Maine, Vermont & New Hampshire reveals the best of these New England gems. Inside you'll find:
In 1968 Fran and Jay Yardley, a young couple with pioneering spirit, moved to a remote corner of the Adirondacks to revive the long-abandoned but historic Bartlett Carry Club, with its one thousand acres and thirty-seven buildings.
Have you met the Vineyard Tinman? Who even knew there were pirates on Lake Tashmoo? Step back in island time into a time-capsule of Martha's Vineyard history--the quirky, the gritty, the whimsical and the hard-to-believe. This collection of stories and unique historical photographs paints a picture of the Vineyard through time.