National Park Roads

Author: Timothy Davis
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ISBN: 9780813937762
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As the National Park Service celebrates its centennial, this book offers a fascinating and illuminating account of the agency's impact on American lives and landscapes.

The National Parks

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Publisher: Earth Aware Editions
ISBN: 9781683830054
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The National Parks: An American Legacy tells the story of the parks through the photography of Ian Shive and poignant essays by today’s leading naturalists, scientists, explorers, and artists.

Pioneers Of American Landscape Design

Author: Charles A. Birnbaum
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9780071344203
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... The book strives to capture not only achievements but also personality ...Birnbaum's hope is that the book will inspire academics, students and other researchers .

Recording Historic Structures

Author: John A. Burns
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471273806
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11.20). One of the major landscape documentation initiatives of the Historic
American Engineering Record was the Park Roads and Parkways Program, a ten
-year project to document national park roads. The program was a natural
outgrowth of HAER's emphasis on documenting engineering structures. In many
instances, these road systems represent remarkable feats of both engineering
and landscape architecture. Capturing this symbiosis required a unique
approach of blending ...

America S National Park Roads And Parkways

Author: Timothy Davis
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
ISBN: 9780801878787
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More than a documentary record of historic design and construction practices, this book has practical applications for engineers, landscape architects, and cultural resource specialists in guiding design decisions, interpreting historic ...

Building The National Parks

Author: Linda Flint McClelland
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801855832
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Just over fifty years ago, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) ended, and with
it concluded a grand era of park building marked by naturalistic principles,
craftsmanship, and native materials. Rooted in the American park movement of
the nineteenth century, naturalistic park design nourished under the stewardship
of the National Park Service in the early twentieth century. Park designers —
landscape architects, architects, and engineers — forged a rich legacy of roads
and trails that ...

Pilgrimage To The National Parks

Author: Lynn Ross-Bryant
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415893801
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Sears, John F. Sacred Places: American Tourist Attractions in the Nineteenth
Century. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press, 1989. Sellars, Richard West.
National Parks, National Legacy 13, no. 7. Accessed March 22, 2011, http://www.
america.gov/publications/ejournalusa/0708.html. . Preserving Nature in ... First:
Tourism and National Identity, 1880–1940. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian
Institution Press, 2001. . “Seeing America First: The Search for Identity in the
Tourist Landscape.

New England Parks Guide

Author: Barbara Sinotte
Publisher: Hunter Publishing, Inc
ISBN: 1556507380
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National. Historic. Site. Directions to the Weir Farm National Historic Site from the
New York area: From the Tappan Zee Bridge: Follow 287 East to 684 North.
Follow 684 to Katonah, New York. Take Route 35 East to Ridgefield, Connecticut.
At the fountain, turn left ... artists recognized this as a place of extraordinary
significance to American art and were instrumental in preserving the landscape
and its artistic legacy for the visiting public and future generations of artists. Weir
Farm was ...

America S Landscape Legacy

Author: United States. National Park Service
Publisher:
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United States. National Park Service ... Hisroric landscapes are more rhan
gardens and parks; rhey include scenic highways, rural communiries, cemereries
, barrlefields and zoological gardens. In addirion ro vegerarion and ropography (
rhe configurarion of narural and culrural fearures), hisroric landscapes may
include warer, roads, parhs, sreps, walk, build' ings, or furnishings such as fences
or benches. Hisroric landscapes are generally rermed designed or vernacular in
narure.