History Just Ahead: A Guide to Wisconsin's Historical Markers

By: Sarah Davis McBride

Price: $12.95

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This guide to Wisconsin's historical markers is designed to acquaint readers and travelers with many of the dramatic events and noteworthy achievements that help to comprise Wisconsin history. "History Just Ahead" can be a companion book for the thousands of curious visitors, travelers, and residents who pause to read Wisconsin's markers every year. Containing over 400 marker texts and 100 illustrations, conveniently organzied by regions and counties with accompanying maps, this guidebook celebrates the Wisconsin heritage from geological epochs to recent ethnic settlement. Wisconsin's rich history is brought to life in this compendium, reminding us that historical markers are truely an important educational tool -- helping to strengthen respect and understanding of state history and raising public awareness of the need to preserve our historical and natural environment.

Title: History Just Ahead: A Guide to Wisconsin's Historical Markers

Author: Sarah Davis McBride

Illustrator: Reg. Price: $12.95

Categories: Wisconsin,

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press: 1999

ISBN Number: 0-87020-317-7

ISBN Number 13: 9780870203176

Binding: paperback

Book Details: 304 pages, 6 x 9, 100 b&w photos, 6 maps, paperback, University of Wisconsin Press

Seller ID: 203177

Description: This guide to Wisconsin's historical markers will acquaint readers and travelers with many of the dramatic events and noteworthy achievements that constitute Wisconsin's history. History Just Ahead can be a companion book for the thousands of curious visitors, travelers, and residents who pause to read Wisconsin's markers every year. Including more than 400 marker texts and 100 illustrations, conveniently organized by regions and counties with accompanying maps, this guidebook celebrates Wisconsin's heritage from geographical epochs to recent ethnic settlement. History Just Ahead reminds us that historical markers are also an important educational tool for understanding and preserving our historical heritage and our natural environment.

About Author
Sarah Davis McBride is the Historical Markers Program coordinator at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, where she has also served as publications editor.