In Hiking through History Pennsylvania, you can hike where George Washington suffered his first humiliating defeat as a military commander as well as the grounds where, over the course of a winter, he molded what would become a victorious army. Or you can walk the battlefield that not only turned the tide of the Civil War, but spawned one of the most famous speeches in American history. Or walk where the world’s first commercial oil well was drilled. There’s all that and more to explore. Hiking Through History Pennsylvania profiles 40 hikes focusing on the state’s military, industrial, natural and conservation history. Tragedies, some intentional, some not, are explored, too. Whether you’re a curious tourist or a local history buff, this is a comprehensive guidebook to the area’s natural and human history.
- SKU: 9781493030101
- 272 pages