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We Like It Wild

by Bradford Angier Dover Publications (October 14, 2020)

In 1947, Bradford Angier and his wife, Vena, both disillusioned with city life, decided to attempt living off the land, trading Boston for the frontier town of Hudson's Hope, British Columbia. With their Irish...

A Guide to Historic Nashville, Tennessee

by James A. Hoobler The History Press (February 01, 2008)

Get ready to experience the Music City with this guide of one of the most culturally and historically rich cities in the Southeast.

Whether you're a local or a tourist, this guide will come in handy. Enjoy 11...

Hidden History of the Grand Strand

by Rick Simmons The History Press (July 25, 2010)

Join author Dr. Rick Simmons as he recalls the hidden history and legends of The Grand Strand in South Carolina.

Though today South Carolina's Grand Strand is known primarily for tourism, Hidden History of the...

Milwaukee Frozen Custard

by Kathleen McCann & Robert Tanzilo The History Press (October 31, 2016)

Frozen custard is more than a dessert in Milwaukee. It's a culture, a lifestyle and a passion. Find the stories behind your favorite flavor at local festivals and homegrown neighborhood stands.

From the stand...

Reimagining Greenville

by John Boyanoski & Knox White The History Press (December 04, 2017)

Greenville: The well-kept gem of South Carolina.

Visitors from everywhere have hailed downtown Greenville as one of the best in America. From its tree-lined Main Street to its bustling riverfront, the city inspired...

Lost Towns of North Georgia

by Lisa M. Russell & Raymond Atkins The History Press (October 17, 2016)

When the bustle of a city slows, towns dissolve into abandoned buildings or return to woods and crumble into the North Georgia clay. In 1832, Auraria was one of the sites of the original American gold rush.


Kahiki Supper Club

by Jeff Chenault, Doug Motz, David Meyers & Elise Meyers Walker The History Press (September 16, 2014)

Inspired by Florida's famed Mai-Kai restaurant, Bill Sapp and Lee Henry opened the Kahiki Supper Club in 1961. Patrons lined up for hours to see the celebrities who dined there--everyone from Betty White to...

Lost Restaurants of Chicago

by Greg Borzo & Hot Doug's Doug Sohn The History Press (December 03, 2018)

Chicago author, Greg Borzo, recalls the city's celebrated lost restaurants.

Many of Chicago's greatest or most unusual restaurants are "no longer taking reservations," but they're definitely not forgotten. From...

Nantahala National Forest

by Marci Spencer, George Ellison & James Lewis PhD The History Press (August 14, 2017)

Author and naturalist Marci Spencer reveals the history and splendor of the Nantahala National Forest.

The 500,000-acre Nantahala National Forest dominates the rugged southwestern corner of North Carolina. Rivers...

Vintage Outer Banks

by Sarah Downing The History Press (September 11, 2008)

In this never-before-assembled collection of lost landmarks, historian Sarah Downing evokes the Outer Banks of yesteryear.

Drawn from the vast collections of the Outer Banks History Center and from locals mourning...

Iconic Restaurants of Butler County, Ohio

by Teri Horsley The History Press (May 27, 2019)

Join local food writer Teri Horsley as she explores the history of Butler County's most beloved eateries and the stories behind them.

Butler County has concocted fine food and finer memories for generations....

Pittsburgh’s Greatest Teams

by David Finoli The History Press (October 30, 2017)

Pittsburgh is synonymous with winning. From the Penguins and Steelers to the Pirates and Panthers, the Steel City knows championships.

There must be something special in the water to make Pittsburgh so particularly...

Lafourche Parish

by Clifton Theriot Arcadia Publishing (December 01, 2014)

Engulfed by the bayou, Lafourche is a parish rich in history and culture known for its close-knit, family-centered communities.

The parish was originally inhabited by Native American tribes and later by European,...

Nether Providence

by Michele S. Davidson Arcadia Publishing (July 05, 2010)

Join Michele S. Davidson as she documents Nether Providence's fascinating growth and development over the last three centuries.

In 1682, John Sharpless settled in Nether Providence Township on a 1,000-acre tract...

Opryland USA

by Stephen W. Phillips & Ty Herndon Arcadia Publishing (August 22, 2016)

Opryland USA attracted millions of visitors each year and gave many celebrities their first taste of show business. As the "Home of American Music," Opryland USA still lives on in the hearts and minds of those...


by Jerry Wilkinson, Laura Albritton & Tom Hambright Arcadia Publishing (December 05, 2016)

The Middle Keys have experienced a fascinating history, from the time when wreckers plied the Florida Reef to the days of Henry Flagler's audacious overseas railroad.

Once the Overseas Highway opened, travelers...

Southport, Oak Island, and Bald Head Island

by Daniel Fink Arcadia Publishing (April 21, 2014)

Discover the rich military and recreational history of Southport, Oak Island, and Bald Head Island.

Southport, Oak Island, and Bald Head Island are coastal North Carolina communities. History abounds in this...


by Joseph P. Bottini & James L. Davis Arcadia Publishing (October 10, 2007)

Utica fulfilled a vital function in New York State's overall role as the gateway to the American West.

Vintage and contemporary photographs come together in this uniquie volume, portraying Utica's evolution from...


by Ed Hooper Arcadia Publishing (August 27, 2003)

The amazing photographs of Knoxville, Tennessee in this book chart the growth of this major metropolitan area in the Southeast, from a small fort to big Southern city.

Though it began as a small fort on the Tennessee...


by Scott Rutherford Arcadia Publishing (June 03, 2013)

Located near Charlotte, Carowinds has long been considered the "Thrill Capital of the Southeast!"

Inspired by a trip to Disneyland in 1957, Hall envisioned an amusement park for the citizens of the Carolinas....

Monhegan Island

by Margot Sullivan, Cynthia Hagar Krusell & John J. Galluzzo Arcadia Publishing (May 11, 2009)

Monhegan Island, Maine has historically attracted a number of different visitors and workers, each with their own unique reasons for being there.

The natural beauty of Monhegan Island has continuously attracted...

Jersey City

by Patrick B. Shalhoub Arcadia Publishing (October 01, 1995)

Go inside the people, places and events of Jersey City with over 200 fascinating photographs that bring its past to life!

Author Patrick Shalhoub takes us on a journey into Jersey City's past. We see the farming...

Chicago Lawn/Marquette Manor

by Kathleen J. Headley Arcadia Publishing (October 23, 2001)

The Marquette Park area on the southwest side of Chicago is comprised of two neighborhoods- Chicago Lawn and Marquette Manor.

This book depicts the evolution of both neighborhoods with photographs and images...

Shaker Heights

by Bruce T. Marshall Arcadia Publishing (July 26, 2006)

Shaker Heights achieved international renown in the early 20th century as an enclave for wealthy residents - a city of stunning homes, substantial green space, an excellent school system, and attentive municipal...


by Ronald M. Coleman & Joseph E. Szeliga Arcadia Publishing (June 14, 2006)

Minersville documents the history of this Pennsylvania coal mining hub.

Minersville, aptly named for those who toiled in the coal fields of east-central Pennsylvania, embodies the very essence of the coal region....

Tybee Island

by James Mack Adams Arcadia Publishing (August 28, 2000)

Tybee Island is a tiny piece of land, only-two-and-a-half miles long and two-thirds of a mile wide; however, its strategic location near the mouth of the Savannah River assigned to it an important role in the...

The Long Island Motor Parkway

by Howard Kroplick & Al Velocci Arcadia Publishing (September 01, 2008)

The Long Island Motor Parkway was constructed at a pivotal time in American history, and it often considered a precursor to the modern highway system.

A forerunner of the modern highway system, the Long Island...


by Keshia A. Case Arcadia Publishing (May 24, 2006)

In addition to being the state capital, Richmond, Virginia, was also the capital of the South during the Civil War. Today Richmond is a vibrant city that embraces its historical past while looking toward future...

Manatee County

by Jim Wiggins Arcadia Publishing (October 22, 2007)

The area known as Manatee County opened for settlement at the close of the Second Seminole War in 1841.

This was due to Congress's passage of the Armed Occupation Act of 1842, which allowed settlers to claim...

Ocean City

by Ph.D., Nan DeVincent-Hayes & John E. Jacob Arcadia Publishing (September 23, 1999)

Discover how tiny Ocean City has overcame obstacle after obstacle and matured into the jewel of Maryland's shore.

Ocean City, Maryland's own seaside resort, has become so popular that it is almost too small -...


by Gerald L. Karwowski Arcadia Publishing (August 22, 2007)

In November 1834, Capt. Gilbert Knapp staked a claim to 141 acres at the mouth of the Root River, naming it Port Gilbert. This site became the city of Racine.

During the pioneer years, Racine was dubbed "the...

Monadnock Moments

by Alan Rumrill The History Press (October 01, 2009)

What could writers Louisa May Alcott and Henry David Thoreau have in common with the inventors of barbed wire, margarine and the washing machine?

They were all deeply moved by their time spent in the beautiful...

The Chicago 77: A Community Area Handbook

by Mary Zangs The History Press (July 01, 2014)

With over two hundred neighborhoods divided into seventy-seven community areas, Chicago offers a dazzling and daunting challenge to ambitious tourists and lifelong citizens.

Anyone who's never been to Chicago...

Stories from the White Mountains

by Mike Dickerman The History Press (September 24, 2013)

Throughout its rich and varied history, New Hampshire's White Mountains region has played host to explorers and adventurers, as well as grand hotels and their well-heeled guests.

In this anthology of historical...

A Gullah Guide to Charleston

by Alphonso Brown The History Press (May 09, 2008)

Enjoy three accessible walking tours and a bonus driving tour through places relevant to the rich and varied contributions of black Charlestonians.

Author Alphonso Brown, owner and operator of Gullah Tours, Inc.,...

Eastside Indianapolis

by Julie Young The History Press (July 01, 2009)

Early Indianapolis was designed to only be one square mile, but as more settled in the Circle City, progress made its way across the Eastside.

Through their dedication to maintaining the character of neighborhoods...

Wicked Charleston, Volume 2

by Mark R. Jones The History Press (June 01, 2006)

In this follow-up volume, Mark R. Jones uncovers the seedy and wicked past of Charleston: Prostitutes, Politics and Prohibition.

The city of Charleston, South Carolina, with its matchless Southern charm, has...

Jordan Marsh

by Anthony M. Sammarco The History Press (November 06, 2017)

Author and historian Anthony Sammarco reveals the fascinating history of Boston's beloved Jordan Marsh.

Jordan Marsh opened its first store in 1851 on Milk Street in Boston selling assorted dry goods. Following...

The Saginaw Trail

by Leslie K. Pielack The History Press (July 30, 2018)

Leslie Pielack tells the story of those whose lives intertwined with the Saginaw Trail, the ancient path that transformed early Michigan.

The Saginaw Trail led from the frontier town of Detroit into the wilderness,...

A History of Connecticut Food

by Eric D. Lehman & Amy Nawrocki The History Press (May 22, 2012)

A History of Connecticut Food aims to acquaint the reader with the long and storied relationship of the state's people and their provisions.

Each chapter will focus on a different crop, livestock, game, or prepared...

History of Davis Islands

by Rodney Kite-Powell The History Press (August 13, 2013)

Tampa's Davis Islands has long been among the most desirable places to live on Florida's west coast.

Built from mud dredged from the bottom of the Tampa Bay, it's possible few thought the project would amount...

Lost Ski Areas of the Berkshires

by Jeremy K. Davis The History Press (November 26, 2018)

The Berkshires of Massachusetts have long been known as a winter sports paradise. Over the years, many of these ski areas faded away and are nearly forgotten.

Forty-four ski areas arose from the 1930s to the...

The Southern Surfcaster: Saltwater Strategies for the Carolina Beaches & Beyond

by S. Cameron Wright The History Press (May 22, 2012)

The Southern Surfcaster will change the way you think and what you thought you knew about saltwater fishing.

Increase your knowledge of fishing and develop into a more confident saltwater fisherman with The Southern...

A Guide to Newport's Cliff Walk

by Ed Morris The History Press (May 19, 2009)

From the grand majesty of the Breakers to the beautiful proportions of Rosecliff, these houses are enduring reminders of the architectural flowering of the Gilded Age.

Where the salty air mingles with the far-off...

Deer Isle's Undefeated America's Cup Crews

by Mark J. Gabrielson The History Press (April 23, 2013)

A thrilling tale fit for sailing experts and history buffs alike, historian Mark J. Gabrielson delivers the exciting tale of the Deer Isle Crew: a sailing story that offers an uncommon glimpse into American...

Classic Restaurants of Summit County

by Sharon Moreland Myers & Images courtesy of the Akron Beacon Journal--Summit Memory Project The History Press (June 18, 2018)

Akron and Summit County's classic hot spots have satisfied palates since the early twentieth century. Akron alone could sit up to thirty thousand people at once during the golden age of the '50s and '60s.


Classic Restaurants of Alexandria

by Hope Nelson The History Press (December 02, 2019)

From seaport pubs to international cuisine, Alexandria's culinary history runs deep.

George Washington danced in the ballroom of Gadsby's Tavern, an Old Town landmark. The Royal Restaurant hung its first shingle...

Cincinnati's Hyde Park

by Gregory Parker Rogers The History Press (September 24, 2010)

An engaging history of Cincinnati's Hyde Park.

First settled in 1795, Hyde Park was an area of great estates and small and large farms until 1892. Designed to be upscale, the neighborhood attracted people looking...


by Letitia Stuart Savage The History Press (November 18, 2019)

The Joseph Horne Company, popularly known as Horne's, was a beloved and integral part of Pittsburghers' lives for generations.

It was the first department store in the Steel City, staking its ground at the landmark...

Gillette Castle

by Erik Ofgang The History Press (June 05, 2017)

During his career as an actor, William Gillette portrayed world-renowned character Sherlock Holmes in more than 1,300 performances.

His career as a playwright and actor afforded him the opportunity to purchase...