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New England's Colonial Inns & Taverns

by Maria Olia Globe Pequot Press (June 30, 2016)

New England’s Colonial Inns and Taverns explores the history of these institutions and visits those that are still around. Today, there’s no better remedy for the winter blues than a visit to a Colonial...


Captain John Gallop

by Williams Haynes Globe Pequot Press (March 30, 2018)

Capt. John Gallop; Master Mariner and Indian Trader, and his son, John, Jr.—the colorful careers of pioneers in our coastal-West Indian trader by Williams Haynes.

Sponsored by the Gallup Family Association,...


The History of Plainville Connecticut, 1640-1918

by Henry Allen Castle Globe Pequot Press (March 30, 2018)

This is a comprehensive history of the beginnings, trials, and flourishing of Plainville Connecticut. As Gertrude Castle Nystrom wrote in the preface to her father’s book, “This history of the beginnings...


The Wethersfield Story

by Lois M. Wieder Globe Pequot Press (March 30, 2018)

Wethersfield, the oldest permanent English settlement in Connecticut, enjoys a rich historic heritage. From the small group of people who came in 1634, the Town has grown to an estimated population of 23,000....


Historical Tours Charleston

by Lee Davis Perry Globe Pequot Press (June 01, 2018)

Charleston attracts millions of visitors with its history charm and its blend of culture, art, and preservation. This guide takes the readers on historical tours based on periods of history.


Martha's Vineyard Tales

by Chris Baer Globe Pequot Press (June 01, 2018)

Martha’s Vineyard Tales is a collection of stories about Martha’s Vineyard history—the quirky, the gritty, the whimsical and the hard-to-believe. Author Chris Baer has collected these stories to present...


Hudson River Valley Farms

by Joanne Michaels, Maurice Hinchey & Rich Pomerantz Globe Pequot Press (July 15, 2009)

Meet your local farmer! Published for the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson's September 1609 journey along the river that today bears his name, this fascinating illustrated portrait celebrates the local farms—and...


The Groton Story

by Carol Kimball Globe Pequot Press (December 01, 2017)

The town history of Groton, Connecticut 1600-1965.


Tales of Old Wallingford 1670–1970

by Clarence E. Hale Globe Pequot Press (December 01, 2017)

Recounting briefly of the historical events of importance to the people of the town of Wallingford, CT from its founding in 1680 to the celebration of the tricentennial in 1970.


Connecticut's Revolutionary Press

by Charles L. Cutler Globe Pequot Press (December 01, 2017)

In the years leading up to the American Revolution, tensions were high, but not everyone felt the same effects of British oppression. Connecticut newspapers took up the mantle to not just report the injustices,...


Connecticut's War Governor

by David M. Roth Globe Pequot Press (December 01, 2017)

Connecticut’s War Governor is a biography of Jonathan Trumbull, who was governor from 1769 to 1784. Trumbull is one of the only Americans who served as governor of both a pre-Revolutionary colony and a post-Revolutionary...


Connecticut's Seminary of Sedition

by Louis Lenard Tucker Globe Pequot Press (December 01, 2017)

From the Preface: In the 1700s, American colleges like Yale were hotbeds of intellectual activity that lead the country to revolution. According to author Louis Tucker, this volume is a study that “seeks to...


The Whaling City

by Robert Owen Decker Globe Pequot Press (December 15, 2017)

From its beginnings New London's history is bound to the sea. Income from the whaling industry alone was fabulous. Yet the history of this unusual city at the mouth of the Thames, is one of many endeavors. Robert...


The Thomas Lee House

by Celeste E. Bush & Norman Morrison Isham Globe Pequot Press (December 01, 2017)

The Thomas Lee Hose (c 1660) at East Lyme. Three architectural experts describe and explain this distinguished 17th century house and its successive restorations; edited by William F. Saars.

Sponsored by the...


The Redemptioner

by Isaac Rusling Pennypacker Globe Pequot Press (December 01, 2017)

The sea chest with four hundred pounds sterling cleverly hidden in a secret compartment rested abandoned on the quay as the square-rigger put out from England in a freshening breeze. Young Richard Holt, the...


Connecticut Signer

by Bruce P. Stark Globe Pequot Press (December 01, 2017)

This is a biography of William Williams, a merchant, a delegate for Connecticut to the Continental Congress, and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. As the son of a minister, Williams studied theology...


Connecticut Attacked

by Robert McDevitt Globe Pequot Press (December 01, 2017)

America won the Revolutionary War against all odds. They were outnumbered and outmaneuvered for the majority of the war, but a few strategic wins turned the tables. One such strategic encounter occurred after...


Wicked Weird & Wily Yankees

by Stephen Gencarella Globe Pequot Press (May 01, 2018)

Incredible Stories of the Prophets, Vagabonds, Fortune-Tellers, Hermits, Lords, and Poets Who Shaped New England

New England has been a lot of things—an economic hub, a cultural center, a sports mecca—but...


Connecticut Coast

by Diana Ross Mccain Globe Pequot Press (April 01, 2009)

Connecticut Coast is a richly illustrated history of the Nutmeg State's storied shoreline, from New York State to Rhode Island. Researched and written by a longtime expert in Connecticut history, it comprises...


It Happened in Massachusetts

by Larry Pletcher & Dan Spinella Globe Pequot Press (December 30, 2008)

You've studied the Salem witch trials, the Boston Tea Party, and Paul Revere's midnight ride. But do you know the whole story? It Happened in Massachusetts gives readers inside information on these events as...


Cursed in Pennsylvania

by Mark Nesbitt & Patty A. Wilson Globe Pequot Press (July 01, 2016)

In Cursed in Pennsylvania, Mark Nesbitt and Patty A. Wilson recount tales of genuine maledictions intended to invoke evil and unease across the state the Keystone State. The pages will bring to life these stories,...


Haunted Washington, DC

by Tom Ogden Globe Pequot Press (July 01, 2016)

Washington, DC can make a legitimate claim to being the most haunted city in America. With its rich history and the parade of passionate, colorful characters that have walked its streets over the past two centuries,...


Great Italian American Food in New England

by John F. Carafoli Globe Pequot Press (August 15, 2016)

Explore the Italian enclaves in different parts of the six states and the evolution of Italian heritage cuisine. What part of Italy did the immigrants come from? How did they adapt recipes and use new ingredients?...


Maryland's Chesapeake

by Neal Patterson & Kathryn Wielech Patterson Globe Pequot Press (August 01, 2016)

The culinary heritage of most regions in the US is often determined by the ethnic cuisine of those who settled there, whether it be the Cajun/Creole food of Louisiana or the Italian-inspired fare of the Northeast....


Stones and Bones of New England

by Lisa Rogak & Ray Bendici Globe Pequot Press (May 15, 2016)

Whether it's for their solace and beauty or for the sense of history that seeps from the ground, cemeteries are fascinating places to visit, this guide shows where to find the most interesting and unusual ones...


Massachusetts Town Greens

by Eric Hurwitz Globe Pequot Press (May 01, 2016)

The state of Massachusetts still has and continues to celebrate its town or village greens. These greens date back to Colonial times where they served as the physical and spiritual centers for these early towns....


Haunted Boston

by Taryn Plumb Globe Pequot Press (July 01, 2016)

Among Massachusetts's many treasures is Boston, a city rich in culture and history. Haunted Boston, a collection of stories of ghosts, mysteries, and paranormal happenings in Beantown, will leave readers delightfully...


Spooky New Orleans

by S. E. Schlosser & Paul Hoffman Globe Pequot Press (July 01, 2016)

Pull up a chair or gather round the campfire and get ready for creepy tales of ghostly hauntings, eerie happenings, and other strange occurrences under the New Orleans skies. Whether read around the campfire...


Spooky South

by S. E. Schlosser & Paul Hoffman Globe Pequot Press (July 01, 2016)

Here we have a collection of unnerving tales of events that happened--and still do happen--in the collective back yard of the Deep South states. Accompanied by evocative illustrations, these compelling retellings...


New Jersey's Remarkable Women

by Lynn Wenzel & Carol Binkowski Globe Pequot Press (July 01, 2016)

More than Petticoats: Remarkable New Jersey Women features 12 exceptional women born prior to 1900. Portraits include Alice Huyler Ramsey, the first woman to drive across America; Hannah Silverman, a labor activist...


She Speaks to Me

by Jill Stanford Globe Pequot Press (October 01, 2016)

This anthology of “Cowgirl” poets, and edited by Jill Charlotte Stanford (The Cowgirl's Cookbook, Keep Cookin' Cowgirl) features the words of a wide range of Western women poets chosen for this collection...


Heroes of New York Harbor

by Marian Betancourt Globe Pequot Press (October 01, 2016)

Today the Port of New York is where container ships and tankers park while waiting to reload and be on their way around the world. Long black tankers support layered white wheelhouses. Bright orange freighters...


Revolutionary Soldier: 1775-1783

by C. Keith Wilbur Globe Pequot Press (January 01, 1993)

Has 85 full-page plates of hand-lettered text and meticulously detailed drawings that bring to life the day-to-day pleasures and privations of the Revolutionary soldier.


New England Indians

by C. Keith Wilbur Globe Pequot Press (August 01, 1996)

An informed and fascinating account of the 18 major tribes that lived in pre-Colonial New England


Pirates & Patriots of the Revolution

by C. Keith Wilbur Globe Pequot Press (August 01, 1984)

Discover the how 2,000 privately armed Yankee vessels captured 16 British warships and almost 3,000 merchantmen during the Revolution.


New York's Remarkable Women

by Antonia Petrash Globe Pequot Press (July 01, 2016)

How did New York become the amazing state that it is today, you may wonder? New York's Remarkable Women: Daughters, Wives, Sisters, and Mothers Who Shaped History recognizes the women who shaped the Empire State....


Washington Disasters

by Rob McNair-Huff & Natalie Mcnair-Huff Globe Pequot Press (December 15, 2015)

True accounts of major disasters in Washington history are retold in this engagingly written collection. From The Seattle fire of 1889, the 1910 train avalanche on Stevens Pass, and the 1915 Ravensdale Coal...


South Carolina Myths and Legends

by Rachel Haynie Globe Pequot Press (January 01, 2016)

Part of our ever-popular Legends of America series, South Carolina Myths and Legends explores unusual phenomena, strange events, and mysteries in South Carolina's history. Each episode included in the book is...


Beyond Their Years

by Scotti Cohn Globe Pequot Press (December 02, 2015)

Sometimes a war's greatest heroes are its survivors, those who manage to forge new lives despite the tragedy they have experienced. For the sixteen unsung heroes profiled in Beyond Their Years, surviving also...


Virginia's Remarkable Women

by Emilee Hines Globe Pequot Press (November 15, 2015)

How did Virginia become the amazing state that it is today you may wonder? Virginia's Remarkable Women: Daughters, Wives, Sisters, and Mothers Who Shaped History recognizes the women who shaped the Old Dominion....


Ohio's Remarkable Women

by Greta Anderson & Susan Sawyer Globe Pequot Press (November 01, 2015)

Moving portraits of fourteen independent women who helped make Ohio what it is today. Ohio's Remarkable Women: Daughters, Wives, Sisters, and Mothers Who Shaped History profiles the lives of the state's most...


Virginia Myths and Legends

by Emilee Hines Globe Pequot Press (November 01, 2015)

Part of our new and growing Mysteries and Legends series, Mysteries and Legends of Virginia explores unusual phenomena, strange events, and mysteries in Virginia's history. Each episode included in the book...


All Aboard!

by Stephanie Murphy-Lupo Globe Pequot Press (January 15, 2016)

Florida's size and shape meant a largely remote interior until shortly before the Civil War. The catalysts for blasting through that anonymity were three ambitious and very different visionaries who built railroads...


Georgia's Remarkable Women

by Sara Hines Martin Globe Pequot Press (November 01, 2015)

Georgia's Remarkable Women: Daughters, Wives, Sisters, and Mothers Who Shaped History recognizes the women who helped to shape the Peach State. Female teachers, writers, entrepreneurs, and artists from across...


Georgia Myths and Legends

by Don Rhodes Globe Pequot Press (October 01, 2015)

Georgia Myths and Legends explores unusual phenomena, strange events, and mysteries in Georgia’s history. Each episode included in the book is a story unto itself, and the tone and style of the book is lively...


Philadelphia Liberty Trail

by Larissa Milne & Michael Milne Globe Pequot Press (January 20, 2015)

Experience the founding of America in the city where it all began by strolling the newly created Philadelphia Liberty Trail. This guide takes a fresh approach to the historic district; going beyond such popular...


Wicked Pissed

by Ted Reinstein Globe Pequot Press (April 01, 2016)

From sports to politics, food to finance, aviation to engineering, to bitter disputes over simple boundaries themselves, New England’s feuds have peppered the region’s life for centuries. They’ve been...


It Happened in Louisiana

by Bonnye Stuart Globe Pequot Press (September 03, 2015)

True Tales from the Pelican State—from the longest Civil War battle to one of history’s worst man-made disasters

Louisiana is well known for its spicy gumbo, Cajun music, and horrific hurricanes, but few...


North Carolina Myths and Legends

by Sara Pitzer Globe Pequot Press (October 01, 2015)

North CarolinaMyths and Legends explores unusual phenomena, strange events, and mysteries in North Carolina’s history. Each episode included in the book is a story unto itself, and the tone and style of the...


Cursed in New York

by Randi Minetor Globe Pequot Press (October 01, 2015)

A collection of riveting stories about preternatural revenge. Discover the riveting stories about Queen Esther and the Iroquois Slaughter, The Curse of Mamie O’Rourke, The Rangers, the Stanley Cup and the...