American Heritage Author:Society Of American Historians and American Association For State & Local History Treasure Ship by Elaine Warner -- How a group of prospectors, digging for a strike in the former bed of the Missouri River, turned up the whole mid-nineteenth century. — Big Island On Foot by Shirley Streshinsky -- The Hawaii of centuries long past emerges from the landscapes crossed by its ancient trails. — Great Dismal Swamp by John Tidwell -- G... more »eorge Washington tried to drain it and turn it into a plantation. Harriet Beecher Stowe was inspired by the escaped slaves hiding deep inside it. Loggers worked it for centuries. Yet today it is one of the least-known unspoiled spots in the East.
Sailing On by Carla Davidson -- Architectural relics from gret old ocean liners have found a home in the dining rooms of four new cruise ships.« less