Hiking through History New England: Exploring the Region's Past by Trail

Hiking through History New England: Exploring the Region's Past by Trail

by Johnny Molloy

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Overview

Whether you're a curious tourist or a local history buff, this guide contains all the tools you'll need to explore New England's history on your hikes. Each of the 40 featured hikes comes with helpful maps and directions, as well as a carefully researched impression of the trail, and a comprehensive guide to the area's natural and human history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493014415
Publisher: Falcon Guides
Publication date: 04/01/2015
Series: Hiking Through History
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
File size: 22 MB
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About the Author

Johnny Molloy is one of America’s most experienced and prolific guidebook authors. Molloy writes for a variety of magazines, Web sites and newspapers. He continues writing and traveling extensively throughout the United States, endeavoring in a variety of outdoor pursuits. He has penned over 50 hiking, paddling and camping guides covering 26 states, from Florida to Texas to Wisconsin to New England. Molloy lives in Johnson City, Tennessee.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction 1

How to Use This Guide 6

Trail Finder 8

Map Legend 11

The Hikes

Connecticut 12

1 Bulls Bridge 13

2 Mine Hill Preserve 18

5 Weir Farm National Historic Site 23

4 Lock 12 Historical Park 28

5 The Tower of the Sleeping Giant 33

6 Talcott Mountain 38

7 Gillette Castle 42

Rhode Island 47

8 Newport Cliff Walk 48

9 Blaekstone Rivet Valley 53

Massachusetts 58

10 Fort Hill Trail at Cape Cod 59

11 Great Island Trail at Cape Cod 64

12 World's End 69

13 Deer Island 74

14 Walden Pond 79

15 Great Brook Farm 84

16 Halibut Point State Park 89

17 Borderland State Park 94

18 Blackstone Canal at Uxbridge 99

19 Moore State Park 104

20 Summit House at Skinner State Park 109

21 Chester-Blandford State Forest 114

22 Mount Greylock 119

Vermont 125

23 The Stone House of Robert Frost 126

24 West River Trail 132

25 Deer Leap Loop 137

26 Mount Tom 142

27 Dalley Loop 147

28 Groton Forest Hike 152

New Hampshire 157

29 Smarts Mountain 158

30 The Flume 163

31 Lincoln Woods Trail 169

32 Willey House Loop 175

33 Pondicherry Trail 180

34 CCC Perimeter Path 185

Maine 191

35 Marginal Way 192

36 Salt Bay Preserve 197

37 Cadillac Mountain 202

38 Jordan Pond House 208

39 West Quoddy Head Lighthouse 213

40 Katahdin 219

The Art of Hiking 224

Hike Index 244

About the Author 245

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