Biking through History : On the Great Allegheny Passage Trail, Paperback / softback Book

Biking through History : On the Great Allegheny Passage Trail Paperback / softback

Edited by Edward K. Muller

Description

The Great Allegheny Passage Trail is a world class biking,hiking, and recreational gateway that stretchesnearly 150 miles from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Cumberland,Maryland, where it connects with the C&O CanalTowpath to reach Washington, DC.

Showcasing all thenatural beauty of the region, this former Indian path, traderoute, military road, railway link, and portion of the originalNational Road is also a journey through American history. The book's engaging narrative is complemented bythe nature photography of Paul g Wiegman and an extensiveselection of historical illustrations, all of which revealthe stunning scenery and history of the biking trail.This book captures the essence of the trail as a journeythrough both time and space, one that evokes all of theheritage and beauty of a region that would grow to prosperand help forge a nation. Formerly titled An Uncommon Passage, this is anupdated version with a revised introduction and newmaterial that includes the completed trail area in the cityof Pittsburgh.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 304 pages
  • Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: History of the Americas
  • ISBN: 9780822964032

£26.95

 
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