Archiv der Kategorie: American History (English)

Boston 1822 – 1922

Boston 1822 – 1922 – John Koren Originally a part of the “Historic Towns” series, this title gives a comprehensive account of the history of Boston, one of the oldest towns in the United States. The author takes us from … Weiterlesen

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Boston

Boston – Henry Cabot Lodge Originally a part of the “Historic Towns” series, this title gives a comprehensive account of the history of Boston, one of the oldest towns in the United States. The author takes us from the Puritan … Weiterlesen

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Historic Mansions and Highways around Boston

Historic Mansions and Highways around Boston – Samuel Adams Drake This volume contains a vast fund of information and anecdotes about old Boston, its notable buildings, markets, streets, and most memorable characters. The book is a perfect storehouse of information … Weiterlesen

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History of Middlesex County, Massachusetts

History of Middlesex County, Massachusetts – Samuel Adams Drake It is unnecessary to spend words denying the position of Middlesex County in New England history, or to assert its preeminence over some of her sister counties of the commonwealth. The … Weiterlesen

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Philadelphia – A History of the City and its People

Philadelphia – A History of the City and its People – Ellis Paxson Oberholtzer Dr. Oberholtzer was engaged upon this book for many months. He has aimed to present the people of Philadelphia, as well as the details of their … Weiterlesen

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The Historic Mansions and Buildings of Philadelphia

The Historic Mansions and Buildings of Philadelphia – Thompson Westcott Mr. Thompson Westcott, the author, is perfectly at home on this subject, having written „The Guide Book to Philadelphia,“ and a history of the city. In the present volume, he … Weiterlesen

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The Story of Philadelphia

The Story of Philadelphia – Lilian Ione Rhoades Philadelphia is especially rich in historic associations. In its halls were enunciated those principles of human rights that gave birth to free institutions. Here were assembled those patriotic men whose wise words … Weiterlesen

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Early Days of San Francisco

Early Days of San Francisco – John Henry Brown The author arrived in California in the winter of 1843 and stayed there for forty years. Having read at various times the history of California, and especially that of the City … Weiterlesen

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Through the Golden Gate – San Francisco 1769 – 1937

Through the Golden Gate – San Francisco 1769 – 1937 – Catherine Coffin Phillips California’s name was associated with stories of romance and adventure as far back in history as the year 1510. Among those who heard and half believed … Weiterlesen

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Past and Present of Alameda County

Past and Present of Alameda County – Joseph Eugene Baker The county was formed on March 25, 1853, from a large portion of Contra Costa County and a smaller portion of Santa Clara County. Much of what is now considered … Weiterlesen

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