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The American Revolution : a historical guidebook

Author: Frances H Kennedy; Conservation Fund (Arlington, Va.)
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Every year, more than a million people visit Minute Man National Historic Park in Concord, Massachusetts, where the shot heard 'round the world was fired and the War of Independence began--and nearly three and a half million visit Yorktown National Battlefield, where it was won. In The American Revolution: A Historical Guidebook, Frances H. Kennedy provides nearly 150 entries arranged in order of their
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frances H Kennedy; Conservation Fund (Arlington, Va.)
ISBN: 9780199324224 0199324220
OCLC Number: 861675283
Notes: "The Conservation Fund."
Description: xx, 390 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Contents: The coming of the American Revolution --
Places of the American Revolution : 1. Boston Common, Massachusetts ; 2. Faneuil Hall, Massachusetts ; 3. Old State House, Massachusetts ; 4. Old South Meeting House, Massachusetts ; 5. Carpenters' Hall, Pennsylvania ; 6. Old North Church, Massachusetts ; 7. Buckman Tavern, Massachusetts ; 8. Colonel James Barrett Farm, Massachusetts ; 9. Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts ; 10. Fort Ticonderoga, New York ; 11. Crown Point, New York ; 12. Independence Hall and Yard, Pennsylvania ; 13. Bunker Hill, Massachusetts ; 14. Old Cambridge, Massachusetts ; 15. Cambridge Common Encampment, Massachusetts ; 16. Gloucester, Massachusetts ; 17. Edmund Fowle House, Massachusetts ; 18. Fort Western, Maine ; 19. Williamsburg Powder Magazine, Virginia ; 20. Great Bridge, Virginia ; 21. Marblehead Town House, Massachusetts ; 22. Dorchester Heights, Massachusetts ; 23. Moores Creek, North Carolina ; 24. Halifax, North Carolina ; 25. Nikwasi, North Carolina ; 26. Charleston, South Carolina ; 27. Independence Hall and Yard, Pennsylvania ; 28. Bentley/Conference House, New York ; 29. Pell's Point, New York ; 30. Valcour Island, New York ; 31. Newport, Rhode Island ; 32. Fort Washington, New York ; 33. Fort Lee, New Jersey ; 34. Mount Holly, New Jersey ; 35. Thompson-Neely House, Pennsylvania ; 36. Trenton, New Jersey ; 37. Trenton Barracks, New Jersey ; 38. Princeton, New Jersey ; 39. Nassau Hall, New Jersey ; 40. Morristown, New Jersey ; 41. Ridgefield and Compo Hill, Connecticut ; 42. Keeler Tavern, Connecticut ; 43. Fort St. Mark, Florida ; 44. Thomas Creek, Florida ; 45. Fort Tonyn and Alligator Creek Bridge, Florida ; 46. Fort Ticonderoga, New York ; 47. Mount Independence, Vermont ; 48. Hubbardton, Vermont ; 49. Elijah West's Tavern, Vermont ; 50. Skenesborough, New York ; 51. Fort Ann, New York ; 52. Fort Edward, New York ; 53. Bennington, New York ; 54. Fort Stanwix, New York ; 55. Oriskany, New York ; 56. Fort Ticonderoga and Lake George, New York ; 57. Freeman's Farm at Saratoga, New York ; 58. Forts Clinton and Montgomery, New York ; 59. Abraham Van Gaasbeek/Senate House, New York ; 60. Bemis Heights at Saratoga, New York ; 61. The Siege of Saratoga, New York ; 62. Hale-Byrnes House, Delaware ; 63. Brandywine, Pennsylvania ; 64. Paoli, Pennsylvania ; 65. Occupation and evacuation of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ; 66. Peter Wentz Homestead, Pennsylvania ; 67. Fort Mercer, New Jersey ; 68. Fort Mifflin, Pennsylvania ; 69. Fort Randolph, West Virginia ; 70. Valley Forge, Pennsylvania ; 71. Fort Roberdeau, Pennsylvania ; 72. Monmouth, New Jersey ; 73. Newport, Rhode Island ; 74. Beavertail Light and Conanicut Battery, Rhode Island ; 75. Fort Barton, Rhode Island ; 76. Butts Hill Fort, Rhode Island ; 77. Bedford-Fairhaven, Massachusetts ; 78. Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts ; 79. Old Tappan, New Jersey ; 80. Lake Champlain, Vermont ; 81. Cherry Valley, New York ; 82. The capture of the HMS Hinchinbrooke and Sloop Rebecca, Georgia ; 83. Fort Morris, Georgia ; 84. Savannah, Georgia ; 85. Kettle Creek, Georgia ; 86. Camp Reading Cantonment, Connecticut ; 87. Hopewell Village and Furnace, Pennsylvania ; 88. Cornwall Furnace, Pennsylvania ; 89. Jerusalem Mill, Maryland ; 90. Fort Frederick, Maryland ; 91. Fort Laurens, Ohio ; 92. Vincennes, Indiana ; 93. Verplanck's Point, New York ; 94. Stony Point, New York ; 95. New Town, New York ; 96. Penobscot Bay and River, Maine ; 97. Morristown, New Jersey ; 98. The Siege of Charleston, South Carolina ; 99. Powder Magazine, South Carolina ; 100. The Exchange, South Carolina ; 101. Waxhaws, South Carolina ; 102. Logan's Fort, Kentucky ; 103. Fort Boonesborough, Kentucky ; 104. Ruddell's Station, Kentucky ; 105. Martin's Station, Kentucky ; 106. Piqua, Ohio ; 107. Oneida Castle, New York ; 108. Canajoharie District, New York ; 109. Johnson Hall, New York ; 110. Stone Arabia, New York ; 111. Klock's Field, New York ; 112. Fort St. George, New York ; 113. Ramsour's Mill, North Carolina ; 114. Hanging Rock, South Carolina ; 115. Camden, South Carolina ; 116. Musgrove's Mill, South Carolina ; 117. DeWint House, New York ; 118. Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail, South Carolina ; 119. Kings Mountain, South Carolina ; 120. Blackstock's Plantation, South Carolina ; 121. Cowpens, South Carolina ; 122. Cowan's Ford, North Carolina ; 123. Wilmington, North Carolina ; 124. Pyle's Defeat, North Carolina ; 125. Independence Hall and Yard, Pennsylvania ; 126. Guilford Courthouse, North Carolina ; 127. Fort Watson, South Carolina ; 128. Hobkirk Hill, South Carolina ; 129. Ninety Six, South Carolina ; 130. Eutaw Springs, South Carolina ; 131. Green Spring, Virginia ; 132. Joseph Webb House, Connecticut ; 133. The burning of New London, Connecticut ; 134. Yorktown, Virginia ; 135. Camp Security, Pennsylvania ; 136. Sharon Springs, New York ; 137. Johnstown, New York ; 138. West Canada Creek, New York ; 139. Gnadenhutten, Ohio -; 140. Crawford's Defeat, Ohio ; 141. Bryan's Station, Kentucky ; 142. Blue Licks, Kentucky ; 143. Arkansas Post, Arkansas ; 144. New Windsor Cantonment, New York ; 145. John Ellison House, New York ; 146. Hasbrouck House, New York ; 147. Fraunces Tavern, New York.
Responsibility: Frances H. Kennedy, editor.

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