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by Kent Ruth

  • Author: Kent Ruth
  • ISBN: 0803238819
  • ISBN13: 978-0803238817
  • ePub: 1298 kb | FB2: 1411 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: United States
  • Publisher: University of Nebraska Press (April 1, 1987)
  • Pages: 218
  • Rating: 4.1/5
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Touring the Old West ePub download

Touring the Old West. In this "love letter to half of America," Kent Ruth takes the reader through twenty-one states, pointing out legendary and little-known attractions on and off the main highways

Touring the Old West. In this "love letter to half of America," Kent Ruth takes the reader through twenty-one states, pointing out legendary and little-known attractions on and off the main highways. Ruth directs today's explorer to famous old trails and landmarks, crumbling cemeteries, and original rail lines to Indian encampments and military forts (some of them restored and catering to history buffs). The tour is dotted with old-time fur trading posts, boom-and-bust mining camps, sleepy ghost towns, and near-ghosts with hotels still standing.

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Home Browse Books Book details, Touring the Old West. Touring the Old West. Touring the Old West is a practical guide to what is left of the western frontier and a page-turning history for those wo can't hit the trail.

Old Kent Road is a major thoroughfare in South East London, England, passing through the London Borough of Southwark. It was originally part of an ancient trackway that was paved by the Romans and used by the Anglo-Saxons who named it Wæcelinga Stræt (Watling Street). It is now part of the A2, a major road from London to Dover.

218 pages : 23 cm. Reprint. Originally published: Brattleboro, Vt. : S. Greene Press, 1971. Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-211). One for the road - A clutch of western trails - Frontier graffiti - Relics of the fur trade - Where the soldiers lived - Those gold and silver camps - A look at lively ghosts - "The best damned hotel" - Where the marker-lights glowed - Mountains and mountain passes -. Here lies - - Running the rivers - The Southwest Indian: yesterday & today - For the byway lover - "As the spirit listeth".

Like other informal byway guides, this survey of personal highpoints is airily innocent of motel-by-campsite planning, but Mr. Ruth offers a variety of touring pleasures and satisfying pauses in the Western states. Like other informal byway guides, this survey of personal highpoints is airily innocent of motel-by-campsite planning, but Mr.

Here are some of the beautiful Old West books that have passed through my hands and now reside in private . This is a very rare antiquarian book at a great value! There are a few splits to the binding, but all pages are still secure to the binding

Here are some of the beautiful Old West books that have passed through my hands and now reside in private collections. This is a very rare antiquarian book at a great value! There are a few splits to the binding, but all pages are still secure to the binding. Indian wars CIVIL war custer 1896 across the western frontier on horse-back . Old West Antique Books Book Crafts Us Travel Travel Guide Old Books Tour Guide. ANTIQUE WESTERN US TRAVEL GUIDE 1879 RAILROAD Pioneer CALIFORNIA Illustrated MAP. Neetmok Rare & Antique Books.

Kent Ruth has written: 'Great day in the West' - subject(s): Description and travel, History. Ruth Davies Owens has written: 'The story of the William H. Davies and Ella Cornelius Davies family and some other close relatives who also came to Kent, King C. Wa. in the early 1890's'

Kent Ruth has written: 'Great day in the West' - subject(s): Description and travel, History. Landmarks of the West' - subject(s): Guidebooks, Historic sites, Local History. Colorado vacations' - subject(s): Guidebooks. Window on the past' - subject(s): Historic buildings, Local History. Oklahoma travel handbook' - subject(s): Gazetteers, Guidebooks. in the early 1890's'. What has the author Sally Litherland Kent written?

Touring the Old West is a practical guide to what is left of the western frontier and a page-turning history for those wo can't hit the trail

Touring the Old West is a practical guide to what is left of the western frontier and a page-turning history for those wo can't hit the trail.

Touring the Old West.

How to find us. West Kent. Address The Old School Windsor End Beaconsfield Buckinghamshire HP9 2JW.

Hiring Freemasons' Hall. How to find us. Provincial grand lodge of west kent. Provincial Grand Master Mark D. Estaugh. Provincial Grand Secretary Paul S. Christopher. Address Oakley House Bromley Common Bromley Kent BR2 8HA. Tel: 020. Tel: 094.

Touring the Old West is a practical guide to what is left of the western frontier and a page-turning history for those wo can't hit the trail. In this "love letter to half of America," Kent Ruth takes the reader through twenty-one states, pointing out legendary and little-known attractions on and off the main highways.

Ruth directs today's explorer to famous old trails and landmarks, crumbling cemeteries, and original rail lines to Indian encampments and military forts (some of them restored and catering to history buffs). The tour is dotted with old-time fur trading posts, boom-and-bust mining camps, sleepy ghost towns, and near-ghosts with hotels still standing. Photographs and a state-by-state index identify authentic highlights for anybody's "out West" tour.