By Willis F. Dunbar
By Willis F. Dunbar
By Kathy J. Rygle,Stephen F. Pedersen,Antoinette Matlins PG FGA
Learn the place & tips to Dig, Pan and Mine Your Own gemstones & Minerals
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North Dakota Oregon South Dakota Washington Wyoming
Whether you’re digging for the 1st time or are an skilled rockhound or “prospector,” with an easy rock hammer and a little success, you may as well strike it wealthy ... or on the very least, have a good time attempting.
This consultant provides you with easy-to-use info at the bits and bobs of “fee dig” mining, whole with destinations, charges, pointers on strategy, wonderful legends and significant details on every little thing from protection kits to the site of the closest restrooms.
Included are assets to be used in picking your reveals, exploring the lapidary arts, and extra pursuing an exciting—and potentially profitable—hobby.
Equipment and Clothing: What you want and the place to discover it (or how you can make it yourself).
By Ron Faiola
By Nicole Kobrowski,Michael Kobrowski
Packed with over 2 hundred pages of hauntings, historical past and photographs, this ebook covers the highlights of haunted Madison County for citizens and viewers- cemeteries, inns, historical houses and businesses.
This e-book has whatever for everybody attracted to heritage, Indiana and the mystical. Eyewitness debts from the writer, different paranormal investigators, viewers and citizens convey you that ghosts are throughout us- day or night!
But pay attention, you'll have to get rid of this ebook out of your bed room to sleep well!
Locations contain websites in Alexandria, Anderson, Chesterfield, Florida Station, Frankton, Lapel, Summitville, and Pendleton.
By Michael James Stone
By Mary Bergin
By Herbert L Hiller
Highway A1A: Florida on the Edge is greater than an insightful advisor to the towns and cities alongside Florida's Atlantic coast. it's also the dramatic tale of ways tourism begat improvement, how improvement begat sprawl, and the way this coastal hall, virtually all of the sudden, created Florida's unique year-round residential downtowns with the ability to remodel how Floridians stay and the way the area holidays within the Sunshine kingdom. Highway A1A is anecdotal, authoritative, funny, and wide-ranging. Passionately Floridian go back and forth author and tourism analyst Herbert Hiller bargains a fuller and extra balanced tale approximately Florida's Atlantic coast than the other guidebook.
Exploring cities from Callahan to Key West, Hiller covers Florida's thirteen Atlantic counties, offering maps, old and present-day photos, and suggestions for locations to go to, inn, consume, and store which are really neighborhood in personality. no matter if you are a vacationer or a roving Floridian searching for a few diversion now not faraway from domestic, Highway A1A will placed you in contact with what makes the Atlantic coast special--its dynamic websites and sights.
By Roger D. Abrahams,Nick Spitzer,John F. Szwed,Robert Farris Thompson
In the aftermath of storm Katrina, because the electorate of latest Orleans regroup and positioned down roots somewhere else, many ask yourself what is going to develop into of 1 of the nation's most intricate creole cultures. New Orleans emerged like Atlantis from less than the ocean, because the urban during which one of the most very important American vernacular arts took form. Creativity fostered jazz track, made up of previous components and prepare in completely new methods; structure that commingled Norman rooflines, West African flooring plans, and local fabrics of dust and moss; nutrition that simmered African components in French sauces with local American cuisine. there is not any extra robust party of this satisfied gumbo of lifestyles in New Orleans than Mardi Gras. In Carnival, track is widely known alongside the city's spiderweb grid of streets, as all sessions and cultures assemble for a competition that's geared up and chaotic, person and collective, authorized and licentious, sacred and profane.
The authors, exclusive writers who've lengthy engaged with pluralized types of American tradition, commence and lead to New Orleans—the urban that was once, town that's, and town that may be—but traverse geographically to Mardi Gras within the Louisiana Parishes, the Carnival within the West Indies and past, to Rio, Buenos Aires, even Philadelphia and Albany. Mardi Gras, they argue, needs to be understood when it comes to the Black Atlantic advanced, demonstrating how the song, dance, and festive screens of Carnival within the larger Caribbean persist with a similar styles of functionality via clash, resistance, in addition to open party.
After the deluge and the finger pointing, how will Carnival be replaced? Will the teams decamp to different Gulf Coast or Deep South destinations? Or will they use the celebration to come back to and exhibit a revival of neighborhood existence in New Orleans? issues are convinced: Katrina is certain to be satirized as villainess, bimbo, or image of mythological flood, and political leaders in any respect degrees will surely be taken to activity. The authors argue that the go back of Mardi Gras might be a robust image of the region's go back to energy and its skill to specific and rejoice itself.
By Cheri P. Gillis
By Timothy Silver
Among the various stories Silver recounts is that of Elisha Mitchell, the well known geologist and college of North Carolina professor for whom Mount Mitchell is called, who fell to his demise there in 1857. yet nature's stories--of wooded area fires, chestnut blight, festival between vegetation and animals, insect invasions, and, so much lately, airborne pollution and acid rain--are additionally a part of Silver's narrative, making it the 1st heritage of the Appalachians during which the flora and fauna will get equivalent time with human heritage. it is just by means of figuring out the dynamic among those forces, Silver says, that we will start to guard the Black Mountains for destiny generations.