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On the Road North of Boston: New Hampshire Taverns and Turnpikes, 1700-1900

By: Donna-Belle Garvin, James L. Garvin.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: University Press of New England: [2003]

Seller ID: 653213


A favorite regional history is back in print.First published in 1988 by the New Hampshire Historical Society, and long since sought after, On the Road North of Boston is back in print. This richly illustrated, entertaining book is an invaluable resource for New Hampshire residents and students of the state's history alike. Nine extensively researched and meticulously prepared chapters depict historic taverns and tavern society of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Ne... View more info

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The Old Pike: A History of the National Road, with Incidents, Accidents, and Anecdotes Thereon

By: Thomas B. Searight

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: S0407


This road, opened in 1818, began at Cumberland, Maryland, and ended in Illinois. Until the coming of the railroads west of the Allegheny mountains in 1852, the National Road was the one great highway over which passed the bulk of trade and travel, and mails between East and West. This work covers many aspects of life on the road, and names many of the people involved with the building of the road, and the people who made their living from the road. Illustrations enhance ... View more info