Legendary Locals

Legendary Locals History Books


Each book in Arcadia Publishing’s Legendary Locals imprint delves into the history of some of the unique individuals and groups, past and present, who have had a lasting impact on their community throughout its history.


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Legendary Locals of Allston-Brighton
Legendary Locals of Allston-Brighton

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Legendary Locals
Throughout the history of Allston-Brighton, individuals have dreamed, struggled, and created a remarkable piece of American culture. Legenda ...
Massachusetts Available $21.99 9781467100519
Legendary Locals of Amesbury
Legendary Locals of Amesbury

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Legendary Locals
Amesbury was incorporated in 1668. The settlers began to build the community, starting the first sawmills on the Powwow River. The community ...
Massachusetts Available $21.99 9781467101141
Legendary Locals of Andover
Legendary Locals of Andover

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Legendary Locals
When Samuel F. Smith wrote the lyrics to “America” in 1832, he said he was inspired by Andover’s beauty, which is reflected in his second st ...
Massachusetts Available $21.99 9781467100977
Legendary Locals of Androscoggin County
Legendary Locals of Androscoggin County

$21.99 Available
state: Maine
series: Legendary Locals
In as much as it has endowed the region with a rich heritage, plentiful stories, and a host of colorful characters, history has been kind to ...
Maine Available $21.99 9781467100946
Legendary Locals of Arcata
Legendary Locals of Arcata

$21.99 Available
state: California
series: Legendary Locals
Perched on a hilly clearing between the Pacific Ocean and a rainforest along California’s coastal highway, Arcata occupies a special niche b ...
California Available $21.99 9781467100748
Legendary Locals of Arlington
Legendary Locals of Arlington

$21.99 Available
state: Texas
series: Legendary Locals
The people of Arlington have always had a can-do spirit. There's Carrie Rogers, the society matron who became marshal; Tillie Burgin, who ch ...
Texas Available $21.99 9781467100588
Legendary Locals of Arvada
Legendary Locals of Arvada

$21.99 Not Yet Published
state: Colorado
series: Legendary Locals
Unique characters have always made up the landscape of Arvada. Pioneers, ranchers and farmers, business leaders, community-minded individual ...
Colorado Not Yet Published $21.99 9781467101295
Legendary Locals of Asheville
Legendary Locals of Asheville

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Legendary Locals
Like all great cities, Asheville’s story is one of people, not institutions or industries. For more than two centuries, deep in the Appalach ...
North Carolina Available $21.99 9781467101677
Legendary Locals of Ashland
Legendary Locals of Ashland

$21.99
state: Oregon
series: Legendary Locals
A century and a half of close-knitted community spirit, independent-mindedness, and a strong sense of stewardship have uniquely melded into ...
Oregon $21.99 9781467101455
Legendary Locals of Auburn
Legendary Locals of Auburn

$21.99 Available
state: Indiana
series: Legendary Locals
“Sweet Auburn! The loveliest village of the plain.” This line from an Oliver Goldsmith poem is believed to have inspired the naming of Aubur ...
Indiana Available $21.99 9781467101097
Legendary Locals of Augusta
Legendary Locals of Augusta

$21.99 Available
state: Georgia
series: Legendary Locals
For more than 275 years, the city of Augusta and its citizens have contributed greatly not only to the business, cultural, educational, athl ...
Georgia Available $21.99 9781467101264
Legendary Locals of Aurora
Legendary Locals of Aurora

$21.99 Available
state: Illinois
series: Legendary Locals
Joseph G. Stolp settled in Aurora on June 12, 1837, when there were 33 residents in the pioneer village. Stolp’s vision helped shape the cit ...
Illinois Available $21.99 9781467100359
Legendary Locals of Aurora
Legendary Locals of Aurora

$21.99 Available
state: Indiana
series: Legendary Locals
Aurora, just 20 miles south of Cincinnati, is located at a north-south bend in the Ohio River in Dearborn County. The first settlers, Revolu ...
Indiana Available $21.99 9781467100571
Legendary Locals of Bay City
Legendary Locals of Bay City

$21.99 Available
state: Michigan
series: Legendary Locals
Who would have thought a city would one day stand where there was nothing but swamp, with long grass—where there was scarcely an opening in ...
Michigan Available $21.99 9781467100199
Legendary Locals of Beacon Hill
Legendary Locals of Beacon Hill

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Legendary Locals
In the 1600s, William Blaxton set up his farmstead on Beacon Hill because it was far from the bustle of the city. John Hancock’s uncle Thoma ...
Massachusetts Available $21.99 9781467101493
Legendary Locals of Berea
Legendary Locals of Berea

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Legendary Locals
A diverse immigrant population that arrived to work in Berea’s sandstone quarries, plus the academic atmosphere of a liberal arts college, p ...
Ohio Available $21.99 9781467100151
Legendary Locals of Bethlehem
Legendary Locals of Bethlehem

$21.99 Available
state: Pennsylvania
series: Legendary Locals
Since its founding in 1741, many extraordinary people have called Bethlehem home. Teacher Polly Blum introduced needlework to her Moravian S ...
Pennsylvania Available $21.99 9781467100830
Legendary Locals of Boston's South End
Legendary Locals of Boston's South End

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Legendary Locals
From the South End’s early years as an upper- and middle-class residential district to its time as an immigrant and rooming house neighborho ...
Massachusetts Available $21.99 9781467101127
Legendary Locals of Bristol
Legendary Locals of Bristol

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Legendary Locals
The story of Bristol is the story of America, played out on the small stage of a lobster claw–shaped peninsula at the heart of Narragansett ...
Rhode Island Available $21.99 9781467101394
Legendary Locals of Brookline
Legendary Locals of Brookline

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Legendary Locals
For its first 75 years, Brookline was a bucolic area of Boston, with rolling hills and low-lying salt marshes. Named “Muddy River” by its re ...
Massachusetts Available $21.99 9781467101370
Legendary Locals of Broomfield
Legendary Locals of Broomfield

$21.99 Available
state: Colorado
series: Legendary Locals
The city of Broomfield had its beginnings in the “howling wilderness” of the late 1850s. At first, the settlement was little more than two s ...
Colorado Available $21.99 9781467101509
Legendary Locals of Burlington
Legendary Locals of Burlington

$21.99 Available
state: Vermont
series: Legendary Locals
A bustling lumber and trading port on the shores of Lake Champlain founded by Ethan and Ira Allen in the 1780s became the city of Burlington ...
Vermont Available $21.99 9781467100663
Legendary Locals of Camas and Washougal
Legendary Locals of Camas and Washougal

$21.99 Available
state: Washington
series: Legendary Locals
The first pioneers of Camas and Washougal were primarily farmers, drawn by fertile soil and river transportation. As the paper mill in Camas ...
Washington Available $21.99 9781467101035
Legendary Locals of Castro Valley, Hayward, and San Lorenzo
Legendary Locals of Castro Valley, Hayward, and San Lorenzo

$21.99 Available
state: California
series: Legendary Locals
The Hayward area is a region in California made up of a city, Hayward, and two unincorporated towns, San Lorenzo and Castro Valley. The thre ...
California Available $21.99 9781467100656
Legendary Locals of Center City Philadelphia
Legendary Locals of Center City Philadelphia

$21.99 Available
state: Pennsylvania
series: Legendary Locals
Philadelphia is a hard mistress when it comes to honoring native talent, and the city has more than its fair share of notable figures. Consi ...
Pennsylvania Available $21.99 9781467101417
Legendary Locals of Charleston
Legendary Locals of Charleston

$21.99 Available
state: South Carolina
series: Legendary Locals
Charleston was founded in 1670 by people recruited in the coffeehouses and pubs of London. They were a diverse and interesting group that cr ...
South Carolina Available $21.99 9781467100557
Legendary Locals of Chattanooga
Legendary Locals of Chattanooga

$21.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Legendary Locals
Since its founding in 1816, Chattanooga has seen the rise of many extraordinary citizens, including Rev. T. Hooke McCallie, Civil War pastor ...
Tennessee Available $21.99 9781467100281
Legendary Locals of Cheboygan
Legendary Locals of Cheboygan

$21.99 Not Yet Published
state: Michigan
series: Legendary Locals
Founded as a lumbering town in the mid-1800s, Cheboygan has transformed over the years to be something much less simplistic and much more dy ...
Michigan Not Yet Published $21.99 9781467101615
Legendary Locals of Chugiak-Eagle River
Legendary Locals of Chugiak-Eagle River

$21.99 Available
state: Alaska
series: Legendary Locals
Homesteading in Alaska was not an obvious lifestyle choice for most people in post–World War II America. In an age of gleeful consumerism, e ...
Alaska Available $21.99 9781467101363
Legendary Locals of Cincinnati
Legendary Locals of Cincinnati

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Legendary Locals
Founded in 1788 along the Ohio River, Cincinnati was the major city in the Northwest Territory for several decades. As it has developed into ...
Ohio Available $21.99 9781467100021
Legendary Locals of Cleveland
Legendary Locals of Cleveland

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Legendary Locals
In 1796, when Gen. Moses Cleaveland founded the settlement on Lake Erie’s shores that would become the city of Cleveland, he opened the way ...
Ohio Available $21.99 9781467100298
Legendary Locals of Cohoes
Legendary Locals of Cohoes

$21.99 Available
state: New York
series: Legendary Locals
From the establishment of the Iroquois Confederacy to the American Revolution, followed by the Erie Canal and the rise of the Industrial Rev ...
New York Available $21.99 9781467100915
Legendary Locals of Columbus
Legendary Locals of Columbus

$21.99 Available
state: Indiana
series: Legendary Locals
Columbus, Indiana, is a vibrant small city known for its modern architecture and for housing the world headquarters of Cummins, Inc., a glob ...
Indiana Available $21.99 9781467100885
Legendary Locals of Concord
Legendary Locals of Concord

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Legendary Locals
The area that would soon be known as Concord had barely been settled in May 1771 when nine of its young men courageously orchestrated what m ...
North Carolina Available $21.99 9781467101011
Legendary Locals of Coventry
Legendary Locals of Coventry

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Legendary Locals
Coventry was originally part of the Shawomet Purchase deeded to Samuel Gorton. People like Francis Brayton and Joseph Bucklin petitioned the ...
Rhode Island Available $21.99 9781467101042
Legendary Locals of Covington
Legendary Locals of Covington

$21.99 Available
state: Kentucky
series: Legendary Locals
Covington was a natural place for people to settle. Located on the banks of the Ohio and Licking Rivers, it developed quickly as the urban c ...
Kentucky Available $21.99 9781467101721
Legendary Locals of Crookston
Legendary Locals of Crookston

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Legendary Locals
Crookston is in the heart of the fertile Red River Valley. Railroad baron James J. Hill positioned the city to be a hub of transportation, s ...
Minnesota Available $21.99 9781467101578
Legendary Locals of Cullman County
Legendary Locals of Cullman County

$21.99 Available
state: Alabama
series: Legendary Locals
In search of opportunity and freedom from oppression, European emigrants boarded ships, leaving behind their ancestral homes. They carved ne ...
Alabama Available $21.99 9781467101622
Legendary Locals of Decatur
Legendary Locals of Decatur

$21.99 Available
state: Illinois
series: Legendary Locals
A working-class city of 75,000 people on the banks of the Sangamon River and its largest lake, Decatur has a reputation for outstanding indi ...
Illinois Available $21.99 9781467101691
Legendary Locals of Denton
Legendary Locals of Denton

$21.99 Available
state: Texas
series: Legendary Locals
Denton, Texas, was founded in 1857 because residents needed a location near the geographic center of Denton County to house a county seat. T ...
Texas Available $21.99 9781467101653
Legendary Locals of Detroit
Legendary Locals of Detroit

$21.99 Available
state: Michigan
series: Legendary Locals
Detroit sports a very uneven background. The city dates from 1701, when Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac planted the flag of New France, some 75 ...
Michigan Available $21.99 9781467100427
Legendary Locals of Dover
Legendary Locals of Dover

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Legendary Locals
In 1807, Dover’s founders, Christian Deardorff and Jesse Slingluff, carved their dream out of Ohio’s rugged wilderness. Their choice of loca ...
Ohio Available $21.99 9781467100991
Legendary Locals of Dracut
Legendary Locals of Dracut

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Legendary Locals
Established in 1669 as a small farming village on the banks of the Merrimack River, Dracut’s early settlers made their mark during the Ameri ...
Massachusetts Available $21.99 9781467101554
Legendary Locals of East Aurora
Legendary Locals of East Aurora

$21.99 Available
state: New York
series: Legendary Locals
Nestled along the banks of Cazenovia Creek, East Aurora is a cultural center of western New York State that has flourished because of the di ...
New York Available $21.99 9781467101707
Legendary Locals of Eastpointe
Legendary Locals of Eastpointe

$21.99 Available
state: Michigan
series: Legendary Locals
Eastpointe was first settled in the early 1800s by Irish and German immigrants, who had traveled to a new country to find a better life. The ...
Michigan Available $21.99 9781467100410
Legendary Locals of Edgecombe and Nash Counties
Legendary Locals of Edgecombe and Nash Counties

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Legendary Locals
The rich agricultural land of northeastern North Carolina was originally settled in the mid-18th century and, in 1777, divided into two coun ...
North Carolina Available $21.99 9781467100441
Legendary Locals of Edmond
Legendary Locals of Edmond

$21.99 Available
state: Oklahoma
series: Legendary Locals
Edmond was settled in 1889 when pioneers claimed the land during the first Oklahoma land run. Located in the heart of America, Edmond is an ...
Oklahoma Available $21.99 9781467101233
Legendary Locals of Elizabeth City
Legendary Locals of Elizabeth City

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Legendary Locals
Elizabeth City is rich in legend and lore. The pirate Blackbeard was a frequent visitor to the area, selling his ill-gotten goods to a willi ...
North Carolina Available $21.99 9781467101608
Legendary Locals of Encinitas
Legendary Locals of Encinitas

$21.99 Available
state: California
series: LEG - Legendary Locals
Drawn by extravagant promises of “a beautiful village of 500 inhabitants, studded with orange trees and grapevines,” the Hammond family arri ...
California Available $21.99 9781467100090
Legendary Locals of Eunice
Legendary Locals of Eunice

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Legendary Locals
Long before C.C. Duson—realtor, sheriff, and state senator—established his town on the Louisiana prairie, Cajuns, Europeans, and Native Amer ...
Louisiana Available $21.99 9781467100243

 
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