Making of America

Through vintage photos, maps, and vignettes, the Making of America history book series explores the rise and development of the cities, towns, landmarks, and events that shaped our country. Learn how the Erie Canal led to Buffalo’s unprecedented growth, and how Lake Martin evolved from a battlefield to a vacation site in Alabama. Dive into Detroit’s motor history, stroll through Flatbush, the heart of Brooklyn, or join the gold boom at Cripple Creek, Colorado. From Pennsylvania Dutch Country to Las Vegas before the glitz and glam, witness the making of America for yourself. [View all Making of America books]

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