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Hold on to your hats! Jerry's second edition of Boom Towns & Relic Hunters of Washington State has hit the news stands and book shelves. Interested in reading about long-lost forgotten ghost towns, million-dollar mines, boomtown mining camps and historical sites in Washington State? Find out more about these histories and mysteries in this second edition book, Boom Towns & Relic Hunters of Washington State....Exploring Washington's Historic Ghost Towns & Mining Camps, your complete guide to ghost towns and historical sites in Washington State by noted local author, tour guide, historian and famed ghost town and treasure hunter Jerry Smith. Jerry's book is a comprehensive and detailed history of ghost towns, mining camps and picturesque locations in six historic counties, which include: Okanogan, Chelan, Ferry, Kittitas, Pend-Oreille, and Stevens. The book s author transports one back in time to the boomtown days of yesteryear, bringing back to life the ageless Old West mining-era days of prosperous boomtowns, miners, prospectors, pioneers and million-dollar gold and silver mines. Here is a literary work chalked full of rich concentrates of history. Jerry has prospected and sluiced out the hardships and tragedies of those early pioneering and prospecting days, literally filling one s reading cache with hours of high-grade pleasure and fascinating relics from his well-researched and personal treasure trove. Don t miss out! This second edition book is back by popular demand and provides over one hundred ghost town and mining camp locations, 137 of Jerry s rare and historic award-winning photographs, 23 rare and one-of-a-kind historic mining documents, 32 new adventure stories, 250 pages, and is complete with exact GPS coordinates. In one reader s words, This is a must for ghost town and gold prospecting buffs. In addition, the book, loaded with information and directions, makes a great self-guided ghost town tour book to carry in one s automobile. For those planning a trip to Washington State, the guide will provide advanced information for a greater appreciation of the historic sites and their relics which one can experience upon arrival. The book also serves as a wonderful educational tool for students and teachers prospecting the history of this unique part of Washington State. The chapter, Information on Metal Detecting and Relic Hunting, is an added bonus. The chapter includes several chapters on how to search out and locate long-lost, valuable treasures from the past. In the literal sense of the word, arming one s self with a little knowledge about using a metal detector, one s research can actually lead to pay-dirt. As a reader, if you re not looking to strike it rich, but would like to visit those colorful Old West days and relive some of Washington State's history, excitement is awaiting you in Jerry s new book. Don t be left out, order your book today!
One of the most comprehensive and classic books written about the history of Northeastern Washington ever published.
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Titolo: Boom Towns & Relic Hunters of Northeastern ...
Casa editrice: Elfin Cove Press
Data di pubblicazione: 2002
Legatura: Soft cover