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The Navy in Newport (Images of America)

By: Wyld, Lionel D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2194932

ISBN: 0738535508

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1997 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 128 pp. Known throughout the world as The City by the Sea, Newport, Rhode Island, has a long history of maritime activity. Since the Colonial period, Newport has been recognized as both an important seaport for the mercantile trade and a harbor of inestimable value for naval vessels. I n 1869, the U.S. Navy opened its pioneer site in the region, the Naval Torpedo station on Goat Island in Newport harbor. The Naval War College on Coasters Harbor Island and the Naval Training Station soon followed. The navy's pres... View more info

Image for 40' x 28' x 4': The Erie Canal - 150 Years

40' x 28' x 4': The Erie Canal - 150 Years

By: Wyld, Lionel D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oneida County Erie Canal Commemoration Commission: 1967

Seller ID: 2265336

Condition: Very Good


Edges rubbed. 1967 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 54 pp. Oblong, 8 3/8 x 10 3/4. An impressively researched history of the Erie Canal, with a focus on the conception & construction thereof, and on the cultural impact the canal had on the surrounding area. Includes an essay by Walter D. Edmonds. View more info

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Low Bridge! Folklore and the Erie Canal

By: Wyld, Lionel D.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Syracuse University Press: 1982

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2286465

ISBN: 0815601379

Condition: Very Good


Spot on fore edge. 1982 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xi, [1], 212 pp. Historical precision and colorful description make this book an absorbing account of how David Bennett Hill became New York State's most powerful political figure, what he did with his power, and how he ultimately lost it. View more info