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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.


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...


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....


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 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...


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...


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.


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...


Haunted Philadelphia

by Darcy Oordt Globe Pequot Press (August 01, 2015)

Philadelphia is known for many things: brotherly love, Revolutionary history, passionate sports fans, cheesesteaks, and Rocky are merely a few of them. But the Founding Fathers didn’t just walk the streets...


Connecticut Town Greens

by Eric D. Lehman Globe Pequot Press (August 01, 2015)

The state of Connecticut has 170 town or village greens that still exist today. These greens date back to Colonial times where they served as the physical and spiritual centers for these early towns. Today many...


Pennsylvania Disasters

by Karen Ivory Globe Pequot Press (July 15, 2015)

True accounts of major disasters in Pennsylvania history are retold in this engagingly written collection. From the Johnstown floods of 1889 to the heroic actions on United Flight 193 on 9/11, Pennsylvania has...


It Happened on the Underground Railroad

by Tricia Martineau Wagner Globe Pequot Press (September 14, 2015)

From a riverboat worker who dressed as a woman to the abolitionist who died for his beliefs, It Happened on the Underground Railroad offers a gripping look at heroic individuals who became a part of the famous...


More than Petticoats: Remarkable South Carolina Women

by Lee Davis Perry Globe Pequot Press (February 10, 2009)

More than Petticoats: Remarkable South Carolina Women celebrates the women who shaped the Palmetto State. Short, illuminating biographies and archival photographs and paintings tell the stories of women from...


More than Petticoats: Remarkable Louisiana Women

by Bonnye Stuart Globe Pequot Press (February 10, 2009)

From Baroness Pontalba to Kate Chopin to Mahalia Jackson, More than Petticoats: Remarkable Louisiana Women celebrates the women who shaped the Pelican State. Short, illuminating biographies and archvial photographs...


More than Petticoats: Remarkable Utah Women

by Christy Karras Globe Pequot Press (January 19, 2010)

Utah offers a paradox in women's history—a state founded by polygamists who offered women early suffrage and encouraged career education in the nineteenth century. More than Petticoats: Remarkable Utah Women...


More than Petticoats: Remarkable Vermont Women

by Deborah Clifford Globe Pequot Press (February 10, 2009)

More than Petticoats: Remarkable Vermont Women celebrates the women who shaped the Green Mountain State. Short, illuminating biographies and archival photographs and paintings tell the stories of women from...


Spooky Wisconsin

by S. E. Schlosser & Paul Hoffman Globe Pequot Press (August 13, 2008)

Paul Bunyon and Babe, Native American Indians, ghosts, river mysteries, and more populate the pages of Spooky Wisconsin. You'll meet the shrouded horseman of Milwaukee, the troll of Mount Horeb, the dark horse...


Haunted Savannah

by Georgia Byrd Globe Pequot Press (July 19, 2011)

More than two dozen tales of ghosts, unexplained phenomena, and other spooky happenings in Savannah, GA, the city of legendary ghosts. Includes information so readers can check out the spirits themselves --...


Spooky Texas

by S. E. Schlosser & Paul Hoffman Globe Pequot Press (August 13, 2008)

Suitably, hauntings and paranormal happenings in the Lone Star state are larger than life. Included in this must-read collection are tales of the ghost lights of Marfa, the werewolf of Elroy, and the Devil's...


Nebraska Curiosities

by Rick Yoder & David Harding Globe Pequot Press (January 19, 2010)

Discover Nebraska's curious underside with this oddly entertaining little guide! Travelers with a taste for the bizarre, tacky, and hilarious can visit the Avoca Quack-Off, learn about the inland Linoma Lighthouse,...


New York City Curiosities

by Lisa Montanarelli Globe Pequot Press (January 11, 2011)

The definitive collection of New York City's odd, wacky, and most offbeat people, places, and things, for New York City residents and anyone else who enjoys local humor and trivia with a twist.  From Chinatown...


It Happened in Virginia

by Emilee Hines Globe Pequot Press (November 30, 2009)

A fascinating collection of thirty-five compelling stories about events that shaped Old Dominion, It Happened in Virginia describes everything from the invention of America's original instrument, the banjo,...


New Mexico Curiosities

by Sam Lowe Globe Pequot Press (January 13, 2009)

Whether you're a born-and-raised New Mexican, a recent transplant, or just passing through, New Mexico Curiosities will have you laughing out loud as it introduces you to the most fascinating characters in the...


Nevada Curiosities

by Richard Moreno Globe Pequot Press (December 22, 2008)

The definitive collection of Nevada's odd, wacky, and most offbeat people, places, and things, for Nevada residents and anyone else who enjoys local humor and trivia with a twist.


It Happened in Ohio

by Carol Cartaino Globe Pequot Press (June 15, 2010)

Thirty episodes from the history of the Buckeye State, including memorable events such as the Kent State Riots, but also featuring lesser-known tales.


Mysteries and Legends of Arizona

by Sam Lowe Globe Pequot Press (July 13, 2010)

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