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Historic Frenchtown: Heart and Heritage in Tallahassee
Florida
Frenchtown, one of the oldest neighborhoods in Tallahassee, has long been a site of great change and development. The land has been home to Native Americans, the base of exploration by the Spanish conquistadors, the battleground for Andrew Jackson and the center of African Ame...
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Spring Training in Clearwater: Fencebusters and Fastballs from the Philadelphia Phillies and the Clearwater Threshers
Florida
This chronicle of baseball superstars and hardcore statistics careens Philadelphia Phillies and Clearwater Threshers fans from the early days of professional baseball to today’s Grapefruit League. Accompanied by over seventy-five action-packed pictures, de Quesada describes th...
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The Curtiss-Bright Cities: Hialeah, Miami Springs & Opa Locka
Florida
Tireless inventor and reckless speed demon Glenn Curtiss left a trail of firsts in his wake, including patents, transatlantic flights and a 1907 land speed record. James Bright was a fellow visionary who partnered with Curtiss to develop the communities of Hialeah, Miami Sprin...
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Central Florida's Most Notorious Gangsters: Alva Hunt and Hugh Gant
Florida
Blazing gun battles, bank heists and high-speed escapes: this is the story of Alva Hunt and Hugh Gant—central Florida’s own Dillinger and Capone. Alva Hunt and Hugh Gant began their infamous “careers” fencing automobile parts as the Florida land boom became a bust. After doing...
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Haunted Monticello, Florida
Florida
Monticello might sometimes seem like a quiet Florida panhandle town, but its history tells of a ghostly past stretching back to the early nineteenth century. Discover the stories behind the old blacksmith's forge on Jefferson Street--where the chilling sounds of metal striking...
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A Quaker Officer in the Civil War: Henry Gawthrop of the 4th Delaware
Delaware
When the call went out in 1862 for volunteers for Delaware's 4th Infantry Regiment, a number of men from prominent Quaker families came forward to fight for the Union. Deeply patriotic and strongly opposed to slavery, they served with distinction in some of the later campaigns...
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A History of Connecticut's Golden Hill Paugussett Tribe
Connecticut
From triumphs to tragedies, A History of Connecticut’s Golden Hill Paugussett Tribe vividly recounts the long lost history of southwestern Connecticut’s Paugussett tribe. Since the arrival of Columbus, Native Americans have endured countless hardships. Like all of New England’...
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Wicked Washington: Mysteries, Murder & Mayhem in America's Capital
District of Columbia
An addictive and fascinating read that traces the criminal history of our nation's capital, from the bloody site of the city's most famous murder to dark deeds involving politicians from both sides of the aisle. Includes a look at the mysteries surrounding the Lincoln assassin...
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Washington, D.C. Protests: Scenes from Home Rule to the Civil Rights Movement
District of Columbia
From the famous marches of the civil rights movement to the struggle for local suffrage, Washingtonians have always been on the frontlines of political debate. Their lack of representation has impelled residents to make positive change through peaceful, and often creative, for...
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Meridian Hill: A History
District of Columbia
In the nineteenth century, Commodore David Porter built his mansion on a prominent hill sitting directly north of the White House, and the rest of Meridian Hill's history is indelibly tied to the fabric of Washington. John Quincy Adams once resided in Porter's mansion. Union t...
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The Haunted Heart of Denver
Colorado
The Gates of Hell are rumored to lie below a hotel near Denver's capitol building, and there are tales of restless spirits of those buried in Cheesman Park. Above the subterranean darkness, the city streets are haunted by the murderous poltergeist of the Capitol Hill Thug. Eve...
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Manhattan Beach Chronicles
California
An isolated ocean-view village on the dunes above South Santa Monica Bay, Manhattan Beach grew with the arrival of railroads. This quaint, upscale jewel of the Los Angeles County coast has been known for its cottage-style living, the Metlox Pottery Company and the iconic pier....
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Pioneer Ranch Life in Orange: A Victorian Woman in Southern California
California
This previously unpublished account of early California ranch life from 1875 to 1887 covers a pivotal era in Orange County history. Vassar-educated Mary Teegarden Clark captured the future Orange County during its transition from the untamed cattle rancho era to citrus empire....
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Prohibition in Sacramento: Moralizers & Bootleggers in the Wettest City in the Nation
California
Sacramento's open opposition to Prohibition and ties to rumrunning up and down the California coast caused some to label the capital the wettest city in the nation. The era from World War I until the repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment brought Sacramento storied institutions li...
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The Clara Nevada: Gold, Greed, Murder and Alaska's Inside Passage
Alaska
February 5, 1898. Witnesses report a giant orange fireball reflected in the glacial waters of Alaska’s Lynn Canal. At the height of Klondike gold fever, the Clara Nevada disappeared into an epic storm— taking passengers and priceless cargo with her. Was the explosion an accide...
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