An Guidebook to the National Parks

An Guidebook to the National Parks : The Southwest- Arizona, New Mexico, Texas

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Tucked away in a grove of pines or boldly situated on a rocky precipice, beautiful historic structures can be discovered throughout the national parks of the Southwest. In An Architectural Guidebook to the National Parks: Southwest, Harvey Kaiser describes the history, architecture, and setting of these national treasures. This easy-to-use and informative guidebook includes maps, photographs, and detailed directions to each of the historic buildings. Whether you want to visit the Grand Canyon, the ancient Aztec Ruins in New Mexico, or any of the nationally protected sites in the Southwest, this book will show you how to get there and make you visit as interesting and rewarding as possible.show more

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  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 152.4 x 213.4 x 22.9mm | 430.92g
  • Gibbs M. Smith Inc
  • Layton, UT, United States
  • English
  • 150 b&w photographs
  • 1586850687
  • 9781586850685

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Tucked away in a grove of pines or boldly situated on a rocky precipice, beautiful historic structures can be discovered throughout the national parks of the Southwest. In An Architectural Guidebook to the National Parks: Southwest, Harvey Kaiser describes the history, architecture, and setting of these national treasures. This easy-to-use and informative guidebook includes maps, photographs, and detailed directions to each of the historic buildings. Whether you want to visit the Grand Canyon, the ancient Aztec Ruins in New Mexico, or any of the nationally protected sites in the Southwest, this book will show you how to get there and make you visit as interesting and rewarding as possible.show more

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Contents Acknowledgments 7 Introduction 9 How to Use This Guidebook 13 Arizona Casa Grande Ruins National Monument 18 Chiricahua National Monument 26 Fort Bowie National Historic Site 30 Grand Canyon National Park 36 Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site 60 Montezuma Castle National Monument 66 Petrified Forest National Park 72 Pipe Spring National Monument 80 Tumacacori National Historical Park 88 Tuzigoot National Monument 96 Wupatki National Monument 102 New Mexico Aztec Ruins National Monument 110 Bandelier National Monument 120 Chaco Culture National Historical Park 132 Fort Union National Monument 146 Pecos National Historical Park 156 Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument 164 Texas Fort Davis National Historic Site 182 Guadalupe Mountains National Park 192 Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park 204 San Antonio Missions National Historical Park 212 Index 233show more

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