Traveling Through Time: A Guide to Michigan's Historical Markers
Laura R. Ashlee
University of Michigan Press, 2005 - History - 536 pages
Traveling Through Time is the definitive illustrated guide to nearly 1,500 historic Michigan sites. With this book, travelers can journey through the state to discover the historical markers in Michigan's neighborhoods, along its highways, and in city centers.
Since 1955 the state of Michigan has erected historical markers throughout the state. In this revised edition of Traveling Through Time, Laura Rose Ashlee collects the histories that appear on these markers together into one handy guidebook---a great desk reference for researchers and armchair historians alike.
Some of the book's special features include:
o Location and full text of each marker
o Arranged alphabetically within county chapters
o More than 85 historic and color photographs
o Special section on Michigan historical markers placed outside Michigan
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