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American Historic Places: Literature and the Arts
The study of historic places -- what happened at a

 
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By Ray Spangenburg (au); Diane K. Moser (au)
Year: 1997
Pages: 163
Binding Hardcover (no d.j.)
ISBN 081603401X

Product Code: 1422390675

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The study of historic places -- what happened at a particular site & how the lives of the people there were affected -- is a great way to approach history, to “relive” the experience. Offering a detailed tour through the homes & studios of important Amer. artists, writers, & musicians, this vol. visits such places as: Belfield, farm of painter Charles Willson Peale, in Phila., PA; Orchard House, where author Louisa May Alcott lived, in Concord, MA; Twain House, home of author-humorist Mark Twain, in Hartford, CT; the house painter Winslow Homer in Prout’s Neck, ME; Taliesin West, studio of architect Frank Lloyd Wright, in Scottsdale, AZ; Rowan Oak, the home of novelist William Faulkner, in Oxford, MS; & writer Thomas Wolfe’s residence in Asheville, NC. Illus.

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