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eBook Ghost Towns of the Pacific Northwest: Your Guide to Ghost Towns, Mining Camps, and Historic Forts of Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia ePub

eBook Ghost Towns of the Pacific Northwest: Your Guide to Ghost Towns, Mining Camps, and Historic Forts of Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia ePub

by Philip Varney

  • ISBN: 0896585921
  • Category: Americas
  • Subcategory: History
  • Author: Philip Varney
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Voyageur Press (April 30, 2005)
  • Pages: 160
  • ePub book: 1693 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1632 kb
  • Other: doc mbr rtf lit
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Votes: 745

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Get ready for adventure as ghost town expert Philip Varney takes you on a tour of the Pacific Northwest’s most . and we have seen them all!

Get ready for adventure as ghost town expert Philip Varney takes you on a tour of the Pacific Northwest’s most fascinating historic ghost towns. 5 people found this helpful.

Chasing down the ghost towns of the Pacific Northwest will take you from the seacoast high into the forests of. .

Chasing down the ghost towns of the Pacific Northwest will take you from the seacoast high into the forests of the Cascade Range. You will view the magnificent Columbia River as it passes through Revelstoke, British Columbia, to its first entry into the United States in Northport, Washington, and to its dramatic meeting with the Pacific Ocean near Astoria, Oregon. See the region as you have never seen it before with this essential guidebook to the glory days of the Pacific Northwest!.

maps, and historical photos; serves as a history book of Northwest and British Columbia, and a travel guide.

Takes you on a tour of the Pacific Northwest's historic ghost towns, mining camps, fishing villages, lumber towns; and historic forts of Oregon, Washington, and southern British Columbia. This book with anecdotes, travel information, maps, and historical photos; serves as a history book of Northwest and British Columbia, and a travel guide.

According to several historians, the . state of Oregon contains over 200 ghost towns, more than any other state in the country. Professor and historian Stephen Arndt has counted a total of 256 ghost towns in the state, some well known, others "really obscure. The high number of ghost towns and former communities in the state is largely due to its frontier history and the influx of pioneers who emerged in the area during the 19th century.

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When people think of ghost towns, they often think of those in the Northern California or Southwest gold rush regions. Ghost town expert Phillip Varney takes you on a tour of fascinating historic ghost towns, mining camps, fishing villages, lumber towns and forts in Oregon, Washington and southern British Columbia. I believe anyone who loves to explore ghost towns will find this book the perfect traveling companion on a visit to the Northwest's communities of old.

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Get ready for adventure as ghost town expert Philip Varney takes you on a tour of the Pacific Northwest’s most fascinating historic ghost towns, mining camps, fishing villages, lumber towns, and historic forts of Oregon, Washington, and southern British Columbia. With intriguing anecdotes, current travel information, maps, and outstanding color and historical photographs, this thoroughly practical book serves as both a fascinating history of the Northwest and British Columbia and a trustworthy travel guide to the region’s ghost towns. If you’re an armchair traveler, you’ll appreciate the rich color photographs and descriptive text that bring the region to life. With chapters arranged geographically and featuring detailed maps, this pictorial guide makes traveling the area a breeze. About the Author and Photographers: Long-time ghost-town hunter Philip Varney is the author of Voyageur Press’s "Ghost Towns of Colorado" and "Ghost Towns of Northern California." He regularly contributes to "Arizona Highways" magazine and frequently leads travel groups on ghost-town tours. John and Susan Drew’s work has been published worldwide in calendars, magazines, and books, including Voyageur Press’s "Ghost Towns of Colorado" and "Ghost Towns of Northern California."

Comments

DART-SKRIMER DART-SKRIMER
Very informative but easy to read.
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BOUGHT THIS BOOK IN ORDER TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE GHOST TOWNS IN MY AREA AND USING IT FOR A GUIDE TO DO SOME EXPLORING OF THE DIFFERENT AREAS.
Felolak Felolak
Great product.
Olwado Olwado
interesting facts of communities past and present throughout the Northwest. For those planning the historical accounts of these communities, this book provides good planning info for your GPS and maps.
Jieylau Jieylau
Great pictures and descriptions
showtime showtime
I was really hoping it was more of a guide book, but the pictures are beautiful
Gabar Gabar
terrific book for history in the pacific northwest.
We have been photographing Ghost Towns for about 30 years now and we must say that this is probably the best book that we have ever seen... and we have seen them all!