Colorful history of this post near the Missouri-Kansas border. The book spans from 1842 and the establishment of the "permanent" Indian frontier to 1873 and the arrival of the railroad. Photos by Michael Henry.
The essential guide to the land and history of the US national historical parks and sites. It is the sequel to Exploring National Parks and Monuments.
Statutes at Large is the official annual compilation of public and private laws printed by the GPO. Laws are arranged by order of passage.
Provides a comprehensive guide to the historic sites and museums pertaining to the early American West.
"America's best idea" ~ our National Park units! As of 2016, the United States National Park Service oversees 410 park units. They are found in all 50 states, including Washington, D.C., and in the U.S. territories of Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Listed by state and territory, this book gives you a glance at these amazing National Parks, including the disbanded and proposed units. Whether it is in the mountains, the deserts, the prairies, on waterways or in urban areas, America’s National Park units are unique and different from one another. Each unit is a jewel amid the national treasure and they all have a story to tell, if you have the time to listen.
"In one accessible, engaging, and easy-to-use volume readers will find historical context, directions, factual information, and analytical architectural analysis for more than two hundred places of interest across the United States. The traveler (armchair, behind the wheel, or on foot), the researcher (seeking a comprehensive view of some of America's greatest ideas and accomplishments), and the architect and landscape architect (seeking sources of inspiration) will find a rewarding journey inside this book."--BOOK JACKET.
Offers descriptions and brief histories of American national monuments, lists addresses, hours, fees, and services, and includes information on special events