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Roan Mountain

by Robert Sorrell & Chandrea Street Shell Arcadia Publishing (June 16, 2014)

Roan Mountain depicts this history of this small and diverse appalachian community.

Roan Mountain, a 6,286-foot-high peak, straddles the Tennessee and North Carolina state line in the Appalachian Mountains. Home...


The Grey Eagles of Chippewa Falls

by John E. Kinville The History Press (February 17, 2020)

Drawing on never-before-seen materials, author John E. Kinville unfolds the complex legacy of Women's Klan no.14 aka the Grey Eagles of Chippewa Falls.

In the xenophobic atmosphere of the 1920s and 1930s, Ku...


Long Island Italian Americans

by Salvatore J. LaGumina The History Press (August 06, 2013)

For Italian immigrants and their descendants, moving from "the city" to Long Island was more than a change of address.

Even though the move wasn't far geographically, the societal move was large--it signaled...


Prohibition in the Upper Peninsula

by Russell M. Magnaghi The History Press (July 10, 2017)

Temperance workers had their work cut out for them in the Upper Peninsula. It was a wild and woolly place where moonshiners, bootleggers and rumrunners thrived.

Al Capone and the Purple Gang came north to keep...


Roan Mountain

by Jennifer A. Bauer The History Press (November 16, 2011)

Roan Mountain's remarkable ecosystem has enchanted people for centuries, beginning with the first native inhabitants.

Then came pioneering settlers, celebrated naturalists like John Muir, hardworking miners and...


Lost Towns of the Hudson Valley

by Wesley Gottlock & Barbara H. Gottlock The History Press (July 30, 2009)

Did you know a town can vanish? Discover the curious history of five towns nearly lost to history...

This is the story of five towns located in New York's Hudson River Valley that met their demise as quickly...


Rehoboth Beach

by Michael Morgan The History Press (March 17, 2009)

Memories of lost pirates' treasure, daring rescues off the coast and prowling German U-boats linger amidst the dunes and sea grass of Rehoboth Beach.

From modest beginnings as a religious retreat, the town has...


Ocean City

by Ph.D., Nan DeVincent-Hayes & John E. Jacob Arcadia Publishing (July 27, 1999)

Discover the beloved town of Ocean City, Maryland and it's vibrant, historic past.

Originally the land of the Algonquian people, the barrier island on which Ocean City is now located, served as a protective wall...


Slovaks of Chicagoland

by Robert Magruder, Robert M. Fasiang & Monsignor Joseph Semancik Arcadia Publishing (May 26, 2014)

An engaging pictorial history of the Slovak community in Chicagoland, documenting their journeys and struggles through rare and vintage images.

The story of Slovak Americans in Chicagoland is a tale of the American...


Gilded Age Richmond

by Brian Burns The History Press (April 10, 2017)

Author Brian Burns traces the history of the River City as it marched toward a new century.

In the aftermath of the Civil War, Richmond entered the Gilded Age seeking bright prospects while struggling with its...


A Brief History of Fayetteville Arkansas

by Charles Y. Alison The History Press (April 03, 2017)

Discover how Fayetteville went from being a small town called Washington Courthouse only to bloom into one of Arkansas' largest and most vital cities.

The town of Fayetteville was originally known as Washington...


Bethany Beach

by Michael Morgan The History Press (July 01, 2010)

The fascinating origins of this once peaceful resort town are explored in Michael Morgan's Bethany Beach.

Before a 1901 ceremony opened the peaceful resort town, the wild dunes of Bethany Beach were part of the...


Hidden History of Boston

by Dina Vargo The History Press (June 11, 2018)

Boston is one of America's most historic cities, but it has quite a bit of unseen past.

Riotous mobs celebrated their hatred of the pope in an annual celebration called Pope's Night during the colonial era. A...


Hidden History of Alexandria, D.C.

by Michael Lee Pope The History Press (September 23, 2011)

Go inside the long-forgotten 19th century period when Alexandria left Virginia and incorporated itself into the fledging Distric of Columbia.

This groundbreaking history uncovers the time in the 19th century...


German Village Stories Behind the Bricks

by John M. Clark The History Press (June 22, 2015)

Explore the rich history and mysteries of this Preserve America Community through the eyes of the people who live there!

German Village's iconic homes, bustling businesses and other beloved sites harbor fascinating...


A Guide to Historic New Haven, Connecticut

by Colin M. Caplan The History Press (November 19, 2007)

New Haven was the first planned city in the United States, and thus, it has an incredible array of buildings from every point in time from American history.

Not only does New Haven have time on its side, but...


Atlanta's Ponce de Leon Avenue

by Sharon Foster Jones The History Press (February 27, 2012)

Named for the famous Spanish explorer who was said to have discovered the Fountain of Youth, Atlanta's Ponce de Leon Avenue began as a simple country road that conveyed visitors to the famous healing springs....


A Cades Cove Childhood

by Margaret McCaulley & J.C. McCaulley The History Press (August 01, 2008)

One of the last residents of the Smoky Mountain town frozen in time tells of life in a community that few have seen.

The remote Smoky Mountain community of Cades Cove still lives in the memory of J.C. McCaulley,...


Italians in Chicago

by Dominic Candeloro Arcadia Publishing (July 12, 1999)

In over 200 images accompanied by an insightful narrative, this collection uncovers the trials and triumphs of migration, ethnic survival, and daily life.

Italians have been a part of the Chicago community

since...


A Central Florida Historical Cornucopia

by Herb Piper Austin Macauley Publishers (September 25, 2020)

This historical compilation of selected Central Florida events starts with the arrival of the first Europeans in 1513 and ends in contemporary Florida. An extensive and diverse array of topics has been eclectically...