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  • 101 Glimpses of Nags Headby Sarah Downing

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2009; US$ 12.99

    Nags Head boasts a plethora of natural wonders. From an ecologically unique maritime forest to breathtaking coastal dunes, the dynamics of the area corroborate the sentiment Thomas Nixon expressed in his 1964 classic. Indeed, as early as the 1830s, merchants and planters from the Albemarle region of North Carolina and Southside Virginia brought their... more...

  • 101 Glimpses of the North Fork and Islandsby Rosemary McKinley

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2009; US$ 12.99

    The North Fork�s natural riches have been seducing people for more than four hundred years. The Algonquin Indians�and, later, Dutch and English colonists�first recognized the area for its waters rich with clams and fish, its fertile soil for growing crops and its abundant forests to support shipbuilding. Hearing the ocean�s call, many have long admired... more...

  • 101 Glimpses of the South Forkby Richard Panchyk; Steve Levy

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2009; US$ 12.99

    Long Island�s South Fork�famous for the Hamptons�is now one of the hottest summer destinations for the wealthiest and most famous Americans. But it wasn�t always so�. When European explorers arrived on Long Island�s southeastern-most shores in the seventeenth century, they shared the land with the Montauket and Shinnecock Indians. The South Fork remained... more...

  • 160 Years of Samford Universityby Sean Flynt

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2001; US$ 12.99

    Samford University, established in 1841 as Howard College, is a treasured institution of higher learning in Alabama, consistently ranked among the best regional universities in the nation. Well known for the quality of education it offers and for its stunning Georgian-Colonial campus, Samford boasts a long and fascinating history, illuminated here... more...

  • The 1868 St. Bernard Parish Massacre: Blood in the Cane Fieldsby C. Dier

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2017; US$ 12.99

    Days before the tumultuous presidential election of 1868, St. Bernard Parish descended into chaos. As African American men gained the right to vote, white Democrats of the parish feared losing their majority. Armed groups mobilized to suppress these recently emancipated voters in the hopes of regaining a way of life turned upside down by the Civil... more...

  • The 1931 Hastings Bank Job & the Bloody Bandit Trailby Monty McCord

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2013; US$ 12.99

    In February 1931, "Mr. & Mrs. Robert Hendricks" and three others tied up fourteen employees at the Hastings National Bank and walked away with over $27,000 from the vault. They then returned home to plan a robbery of the First National Bank for the following day. Even though police quickly surrounded the house, the robbers managed to capture all eleven... more...

  • 20th-Century Retailing in Downtown Grand Rapidsby Michael Hauser; Marianne Weldon

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2014; US$ 12.99

    For decades, downtown Grand Rapids enjoyed a long run in the limelight as the epicenter of shopping in western Michigan. The vibrant Monroe Avenue corridor included three homegrown department stores, several chain department stores, five-and-dime stores, and scores of clothing and specialty retailers. It weathered mother nature, wars, the Great Depression,... more...

  • The 50 Greatest Photo Opportunities in Washington, Monica Stevenson

    Course Technology PTR 2009; US$ 29.99

    Washington, D.C. is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. For both casual and experienced photographers the challenge is how to capture unique and fresh views of this historic and thrumming metropolis. THE 50 GREATEST PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES IN WASHINGTON, D.C. offers a unique solution by presenting 50 of D.C.'s most compelling... more...

  • 8 Wonders of Cincinnatiby Wendy Beckman

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2017; US$ 12.99

    Cincinnati is an amazing place to live and visit for so many reasons. Local author Wendy Beckman and illustrator Allison Ranieri celebrate the city's eight wonders--architecture, art, commerce, food, customs, geography, history and people. With its Venetian Gothic lancet arches and crystal chandeliers, the Cincinnati Music Hall stands as an architectural... more...

  • Abandoned Places: 60 stories of places where time stoppedby Richard Happer

    HarperCollins Publishers 2015; US$ 17.37

    Ghost towns, empty streets, crumbling ruins and lost empires this book reveals these and other deserted places. Many places featured were once populated and now sit unoccupied, modern day ruins, sitting in decay. more...