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Remembering Jacksonville: By the Wayside
Florida
As longtime residents and newcomers alike can agree, Jacksonville holds within its city limits wonderful places to grow, play and contemplate the beauty of north Florida. This entertaining collection of Dorothy Fletcher's "By the Wayside" columns will help you remember what it...
Growing Up Jacksonville: A '50s &'60s River City Childhood
Florida
Jacksonville during the '50s and '60s was a wonderful and energetic place for the children who called it home. The northeast corner of the Sunshine State was the perfect and picturesque backdrop for some of America's timeless traditions. Mothers belonged to garden clubs and fa...
Lost Restaurants of Jacksonville
Florida
The city of Jacksonville has long enjoyed a wondrous array of restaurants with fine cuisine and unique atmospheres. Some of the greatest of those now exist only in memory. Le Chateau, with its elegant patio and seascapes, was a beacon of fine dining. The Rainbow Room at the Ge...
Historic Jacksonville Theatre Palaces, Drive-ins and Movie Houses
Florida
Jacksonville’s theatre and performance history is rich with flair and drama. The theatres, drive-ins and movie houses that brought entertainment to its citizens have their own exciting stories. Some have passed into memory. The Dixie Theatre, originally part of Dixieland Park,...
Lowville
New York
Lowville, first settled in 1796, is part of the Black River valley, an area laden with fertile land and rich forests. The town continued to develop through the years, supporting hotels, flour mills and gristmills, furniture manufacturers, cheese plants, tanneries, and even a b...
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Lake Jocassee
South Carolina
The creation of Lake Jocassee by Duke Power Company’s massive Keowee-Toxaway Project in the late 1960s and early 1970s flooded a quaint mountain valley whose earliest recorded history was in 1539, when Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto led an expedition through the present-day...
Within Fort Sumter: A View of Major Anderson's Garrison Family for One Hundred and Ten Days
South Carolina
In December 1860, when the State of South Carolina desired to secede from the Federal Union, Major Anderson, of the 1st Regiment of U.S. Artillery, was in command of the forts of Charleston harbor; and, with his company, was stationed at Fort Moultrie, on Sullivan’s Island. He...
Delano Area, CA: 1930-2000
California
Delano's roots were firmly established in 1873 with the construction of the Southern Pacific Railroad. However, with the building of the Friant-Kern Canal System through the Southern Joaquin Valley and the promise of a continued water supply for the area's populace and crops,...
Oxford
Connecticut
Supplies for early daguerreotypes and ambrotypes-the forerunners of modern film photography-were manufactured here in Oxford, Connecticut. This volume draws on such materials, plus old engravings, tintypes, and photographs, to illustrate family and community life from the to...
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Marin Headlands
California
The Marin Headlands, those dramatic ridges north of the Golden Gate, were formed millions of years ago when the Pacific Ocean broke through the coastal ranges. These rugged escarpments, technically the foothills of Mount Tamalpais, are named (along with the county itself) for ...
Marin Headlands
California
Marin Headlands boasts a rich history.
Old Sebec Lake
Maine
Old Sebec Lake is an intriguing look at one of Maine’s most beautiful and historically interesting areas, containing a series of photographs as well as accompanying text that document the most colorful era in the lake’s history. T he photographs, which date from 1860 to 1950 a...
Hatch Valley
New Mexico
The headline said it all: “Chili Industry Gains Foothold in the Hatch Community.” The Las Vegas Daily Optic of January 17, 1929, reported that the “Farmers of [the] Hatch community, who have developed the chile industry as one which threatens the laurels of King Cotton, are mo...
Elephant Butte Dam
New Mexico
On November 18, 1904, engineer B.M. Hall submitted his final report to the 12th National Irrigation Congress in El Paso, Texas. He concluded that the ideal location for a dam and reservoir would be a site in western New Mexico. A congressional act of February 25, 1905, authori...
Lyndon Institute
Vermont
Lyndon Institute, an independent school in northeastern Vermont, has been educating students since 1870. Chartered in 1867 as a private high school, it was initially called the Lyndon Biblical and Literary Institution. Construction of the first building began in 1869, and the ...
 
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