'Each of the more than 2,000 places listed in this book reflects an historic moment in our past . . . They are part of our nation's collective memory and should be part of our future.' --From the Foreword by Hillary Rodham ClintonThe places that make America great--the definitive guide to the country's historic landmarks.This book--the ultimate catalog of the nation's treasures--is the only complete guide to America's 2,300 National Historic Landmarks. Covering all fifty states, it captures the American experience through such famous icons as the Brooklyn Bridge, the Cape Hatteras lighthouse, and Lincoln's boyhood home, as well as lesser-known examples.Contains 385 color photographs--both vintage and contemporary. Includes buildings, sites, districts, structures, and objects.S. Allen Chambers, Jr. (Washington, DC), an architectural historian, is the coauthor of the bestselling What Style Is It? (Preservation Press/Wiley). The National Park Foundation is the official nonprofit partner of the National Park Service.
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