Stage- Coach Days in the Bluegrass

Stage- Coach Days in the Bluegrass (Hardcover)

By J Winston Coleman , Thomas Dionysius Clark 
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Edition: Hardcover
Language: English
ISBN: 0813119146
EAN: 9780813119144
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 304
Publish Date: 1995-10-19
Binding: Hardcover
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Compiled as an act of love by the amateur historian J. Winston Squire Coleman, a lifelong resident of the Lexington area, the book offers bits of Bluegrass as well as national history. Along with his focus on the development of stagecoach travel, the author covers period details such as pioneer roads, taverns, conflicts among drivers, travelers' adventures, mail carriers, turnpikes and tollways, and the coming of the railroad. Celebrities who crossed the Bluegrass by stage included statesman Henry Clay, singer Jenny Lind, gambler Sam Austin, and abolitionist Delia Webster.
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Title: Stage- Coach Days in the Bluegrass
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Author: J Winston Coleman , Thomas Dionysius Clark
Edition: Hardcover
Language: English
ISBN: 0813119146
EAN: 9780813119144
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 304
Publish Date: 1995-10-19
Binding: Hardcover

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