Historic Shrines of America Being the Story of One Hundred and Twenty Historic Buildings and the Pioneers Who Made Them Notable
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Historic Shrines of America Being the Story of One Hundred and Twenty Historic Buildings and the Pioneers Who Made Them Notable

By John T. (John Thomson) Faris
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  • HISTORIC SHRINES OF AMERICA
    • FOREWORD
    • CONTENTS
    • ILLUSTRATIONS
    • ONE: IN THE LAND OF THE PILGRIMS
      • THE OLD STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS
      • PAUL REVERE'S HOUSE, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS
      • FANEUIL HALL, BOSTON
      • THREE HISTORIC CHURCHES OF BOSTON
      • ELMWOOD, CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS
      • THE CRAIGIE HOUSE, CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS
      • THE ADAMS HOUSES, QUINCY, MASSACHUSETTS
      • THE QUINCY MANSION, QUINCY, MASSACHUSETTS
      • FERNSIDE FARM, HAVERHILL, MASSACHUSETTS
      • THE DUSTON GARRISON HOUSE, HAVERHILL, MASSACHUSETTS
      • THE OLD MANSE AND THE WAYSIDE, CONCORD, MASSACHUSETTS
      • THE ROYALL HOUSE, MEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS
      • BROADHEARTH AND THE BENNET-BOARDMAN HOUSE, SAUGUS, MASSACHUSETTS
      • THE COLONEL JEREMIAH LEE HOUSE, MARBLEHEAD, MASSACHUSETTS
      • THE OLD SOUTH CHURCH, NEWBURYPORT, MASSACHUSETTS
      • THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND
    • THE OLD STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS
    • PAUL REVERE'S HOUSE, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS
    • FANEUIL HALL, BOSTON
    • THREE HISTORIC CHURCHES OF BOSTON
    • ELMWOOD, CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS
    • THE CRAIGIE HOUSE, CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS
    • THE ADAMS HOUSES, QUINCY, MASSACHUSETTS
    • THE QUINCY MANSION, QUINCY, MASSACHUSETTS
    • FERNSIDE FARM, HAVERHILL, MASSACHUSETTS
    • THE DUSTON GARRISON HOUSE, HAVERHILL, MASSACHUSETTS
    • THE OLD MANSE AND THE WAYSIDE, CONCORD, MASSACHUSETTS
    • THE ROYALL HOUSE, MEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS
    • BROADHEARTH AND THE BENNET-BOARDMAN HOUSE, SAUGUS, MASSACHUSETTS
    • THE COLONEL JEREMIAH LEE HOUSE, MARBLEHEAD, MASSACHUSETTS
    • THE OLD SOUTH CHURCH, NEWBURYPORT, MASSACHUSETTS
    • THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND
    • TWO: WHERE PATROONS AND KNICKERBOCKERS FLOURISHED
      • THE MORRIS-JUMEL MANSION, NEW YORK CITY
      • THE PHILIPSE MANOR HOUSE, YONKERS, NEW YORK
      • ST. PAUL'S CHAPEL, NEW YORK CITY
      • FRAUNCES' TAVERN, NEW YORK CITY
      • THE GRANGE, NEW YORK CITY
      • THE VAN CORTLANDT HOUSE, NEW YORK CITY
      • THE HASBROUCK HOUSE, NEWBURGH, NEW YORK
    • THE MORRIS-JUMEL MANSION, NEW YORK CITY
    • THE PHILIPSE MANOR HOUSE, YONKERS, NEW YORK
    • ST. PAUL'S CHAPEL, NEW YORK CITY
    • FRAUNCES' TAVERN, NEW YORK CITY
    • THE GRANGE, NEW YORK CITY
    • THE VAN CORTLANDT HOUSE, NEW YORK CITY
    • THE HASBROUCK HOUSE, NEWBURGH, NEW YORK
    • THREE: ACROSS THE JERSEYS WITH THE PATRIOTS
      • THE FRANKLIN PALACE, PERTH AMBOY, NEW JERSEY
      • THE CHURCH AT CALDWELL, NEW JERSEY
      • OLD TENNENT CHURCH, FREEHOLD, NEW JERSEY
      • THE FORD MANSION, MORRISTOWN, NEW JERSEY
      • NASSAU HALL, PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY
      • THREE HISTORIC HOUSES AT PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY
      • THE SPRINGFIELD MEETING HOUSE, NEW JERSEY
    • THE FRANKLIN PALACE, PERTH AMBOY, NEW JERSEY
    • THE CHURCH AT CALDWELL, NEW JERSEY
    • OLD TENNENT CHURCH, FREEHOLD, NEW JERSEY
    • THE FORD MANSION, MORRISTOWN, NEW JERSEY
    • NASSAU HALL, PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY
    • THREE HISTORIC HOUSES AT PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY
    • THE SPRINGFIELD MEETING HOUSE, NEW JERSEY
    • FOUR: RAMBLES ABOUT THE CITY OF BROTHERLY LOVE
      • THE LETITIA PENN HOUSE, PHILADELPHIA
      • CARPENTERS' HALL, PHILADELPHIA
      • ST. PETER'S CHURCH, PHILADELPHIA
      • CLIVEDEN, GERMANTOWN, PHILADELPHIA
      • OLD PINE STREET CHURCH, PHILADELPHIA
      • INDEPENDENCE HALL, PHILADELPHIA
      • THE DAVID RITTENHOUSE HOME, NEAR PHILADELPHIA
      • THE HEADQUARTERS AT VALLEY FORGE, PENNSYLVANIA
      • THREE HEADQUARTERS OF WASHINGTON
      • SWEETBRIER-ON-THE-SCHUYLKILL, PHILADELPHIA
      • MILL GROVE AND FATLANDS, NEAR PHILADELPHIA
      • WAYNESBOROUGH, NEAR PAOLI, PENNSYLVANIA
      • THE MORAVIAN CHURCH, BETHLEHEM, PENNSYLVANIA
    • THE LETITIA PENN HOUSE, PHILADELPHIA
    • CARPENTERS' HALL, PHILADELPHIA
    • ST. PETER'S CHURCH, PHILADELPHIA
    • CLIVEDEN, GERMANTOWN, PHILADELPHIA
    • OLD PINE STREET CHURCH, PHILADELPHIA
    • INDEPENDENCE HALL, PHILADELPHIA
    • THE DAVID RITTENHOUSE HOME, NEAR PHILADELPHIA
    • THE HEADQUARTERS AT VALLEY FORGE, PENNSYLVANIA
    • THREE HEADQUARTERS OF WASHINGTON
    • SWEETBRIER-ON-THE-SCHUYLKILL, PHILADELPHIA
    • MILL GROVE AND FATLANDS, NEAR PHILADELPHIA
    • WAYNESBOROUGH, NEAR PAOLI, PENNSYLVANIA
    • THE MORAVIAN CHURCH, BETHLEHEM, PENNSYLVANIA
    • FIVE: OVER THE MASON AND DIXON LINE
      • HISTORIC LANDMARKS AT NEW CASTLE, DELAWARE
      • THE RIDGELY HOUSE, DOVER, DELAWARE
      • REHOBOTH CHURCH ON THE POCOMOKE, MARYLAND
      • DOUGHOREGAN MANOR, NEAR ELLICOTT CITY, MARYLAND
      • THE UPTON SCOTT HOUSE, ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND
      • THE CAPITOL AT WASHINGTON
      • THE WHITE HOUSE, WASHINGTON
      • THE OCTAGON HOUSE, WASHINGTON
    • HISTORIC LANDMARKS AT NEW CASTLE, DELAWARE
    • THE RIDGELY HOUSE, DOVER, DELAWARE
    • REHOBOTH CHURCH ON THE POCOMOKE, MARYLAND
    • DOUGHOREGAN MANOR, NEAR ELLICOTT CITY, MARYLAND
    • THE UPTON SCOTT HOUSE, ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND
    • THE CAPITOL AT WASHINGTON
    • THE WHITE HOUSE, WASHINGTON
    • THE OCTAGON HOUSE, WASHINGTON
    • SIX: HOMES AND HAUNTS OF THE CAVALIERS
      • MOUNT VERNON, VIRGINIA
      • ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA
      • CHRIST CHURCH, ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA
      • THE MARY WASHINGTON HOUSE, FREDERICKSBURG, VIRGINIA
      • GREENWAY AND SHERWOOD FOREST, VIRGINIA
      • TWO HISTORIC COURTHOUSES OF VIRGINIA
      • ST. JOHN'S CHURCH, RICHMOND
      • THE NELSON HOUSE AND THE MOORE HOUSE, YORKTOWN, VIRGINIA
      • THE JOHN MARSHALL HOUSE, RICHMOND, VIRGINIA
      • FIVE OLD HOUSES OF TIDEWATER, VIRGINIA
      • GUNSTON HALL, VIRGINIA
      • THE WASHINGTON COLLEGE BUILDING, LEXINGTON, VIRGINIA
      • BRUTON PARISH CHURCH, WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA
      • WILLIAM AND MARY COLLEGE, WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA
      • THE MONUMENTAL CHURCH, RICHMOND, VIRGINIA
      • MONTPELIER, ORANGE COUNTY, VIRGINIA
      • OAK HILL, LOUDOUN COUNTY, VIRGINIA
      • RED HILL, CHARLOTTE COUNTY, VIRGINIA
      • POHICK CHURCH, TRURO PARISH, VIRGINIA
      • MOUNT AIRY, RICHMOND COUNTY, VIRGINIA
      • TWO OF VIRGINIA'S OLDEST CHURCH BUILDINGS
      • MONTICELLO, NEAR CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA
      • THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA AT CHARLOTTESVILLE
    • MOUNT VERNON, VIRGINIA
    • ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA
    • CHRIST CHURCH, ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA
    • THE MARY WASHINGTON HOUSE, FREDERICKSBURG, VIRGINIA
    • GREENWAY AND SHERWOOD FOREST, VIRGINIA
    • TWO HISTORIC COURTHOUSES OF VIRGINIA
    • ST. JOHN'S CHURCH, RICHMOND
    • THE NELSON HOUSE AND THE MOORE HOUSE, YORKTOWN, VIRGINIA
    • THE JOHN MARSHALL HOUSE, RICHMOND, VIRGINIA
    • FIVE OLD HOUSES OF TIDEWATER, VIRGINIA
    • GUNSTON HALL, VIRGINIA
    • THE WASHINGTON COLLEGE BUILDING, LEXINGTON, VIRGINIA
    • BRUTON PARISH CHURCH, WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA
    • WILLIAM AND MARY COLLEGE, WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA
    • THE MONUMENTAL CHURCH, RICHMOND, VIRGINIA
    • MONTPELIER, ORANGE COUNTY, VIRGINIA
    • OAK HILL, LOUDOUN COUNTY, VIRGINIA
    • RED HILL, CHARLOTTE COUNTY, VIRGINIA
    • POHICK CHURCH, TRURO PARISH, VIRGINIA
    • MOUNT AIRY, RICHMOND COUNTY, VIRGINIA
    • TWO OF VIRGINIA'S OLDEST CHURCH BUILDINGS
    • MONTICELLO, NEAR CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA
    • THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA AT CHARLOTTESVILLE
    • SEVEN: THROUGH THE SUNNY SOUTH
      • THREE OLD CHURCHES IN CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA
      • THE HOUSE OF REBECCA MOTTE, CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA
      • THE INDEPENDENT CHURCH, SAVANNAH, GEORGIA
      • THE CABILDO OF NEW ORLEANS
      • THE ALAMO, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
      • THE HERMITAGE, NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE
      • ASHLAND, LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY
      • SPORTSMAN'S HALL, WHITLEY'S STATION, KENTUCKY
      • WHITE HAVEN, NEAR ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI
    • THREE OLD CHURCHES IN CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA
    • THE HOUSE OF REBECCA MOTTE, CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA
    • THE INDEPENDENT CHURCH, SAVANNAH, GEORGIA
    • THE CABILDO OF NEW ORLEANS
    • THE ALAMO, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
    • THE HERMITAGE, NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE
    • ASHLAND, LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY
    • SPORTSMAN'S HALL, WHITLEY'S STATION, KENTUCKY
    • WHITE HAVEN, NEAR ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI
    • EIGHT: ALL THE WAY BACK TO NEW ENGLAND
      • THE ABRAHAM LINCOLN HOUSE, SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS
      • THE GOVERNOR'S PALACE AT VINCENNES, INDIANA
      • THE HOUSE OF GENERAL RUFUS PUTNAM, MARIETTA, OHIO
      • MONUMENT PLACE, ELM GROVE, WEST VIRGINIA
      • THE CASTLE AT FORT NIAGARA, NEW YORK
      • THE SCHUYLER MANSION, ALBANY, NEW YORK
      • THE WENTWORTH HOUSE, PORTSMOUTH, NEW HAMPSHIRE
      • THE WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW HOUSE, PORTLAND, MAINE
    • THE ABRAHAM LINCOLN HOUSE, SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS
    • THE GOVERNOR'S PALACE AT VINCENNES, INDIANA
    • THE HOUSE OF GENERAL RUFUS PUTNAM, MARIETTA, OHIO
    • MONUMENT PLACE, ELM GROVE, WEST VIRGINIA
    • THE CASTLE AT FORT NIAGARA, NEW YORK
    • THE SCHUYLER MANSION, ALBANY, NEW YORK
    • THE WENTWORTH HOUSE, PORTSMOUTH, NEW HAMPSHIRE
    • THE WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW HOUSE, PORTLAND, MAINE
    • BIBLIOGRAPHY
    • INDEX
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