Journey Through Hallowed Ground

Journey Through Hallowed Ground

Birthplace of the American Ideal

Book - 2008
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The creative team--renowned author Andrew Cockburn, along with National Geographic photographer Kenneth Garrett and Pulitzer Prize winning author Geraldine Brooks--will garner nationwide attention with this masterwork of history and heritage. Cockburn's textured prose details the development of the American character through explorations of Native American burial grounds and little-known battlefields; legends of heroes, spies, and wartime romances; breathtaking secrets of the Underground Railroad; and the sagas of seven presidents who lived in the region. Interwoven is the story of the remarkable nonprofit organization, the Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership, which is innovating sustainable economic development to support historic preservation, as covered by the Washington Post, Smithsonian and the New York Times.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2008.
ISBN: 9781426203039
1426203039
Call Number: 975.5 COCKBURN
Characteristics: p. ; cm.
Subjects: Virginia -- History, Local.
Middle Atlantic States -- History, Local.
United States -- History -- 1783-1865.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Historic sites -- Virginia.
Historic sites -- Middle Atlantic States.
National characteristics, American -- History.
Alternative Title: Journey through hallowed ground

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