Historical Gazetteer of the United States  book cover
1st Edition

Historical Gazetteer of the United States

ISBN 9780415861014
Published July 31, 2015 by Routledge
888 Pages

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Book Description

The first place-by-place chronology of U.S. history, this book offers the student, researcher, or traveller a handy guide to find all the most important events that have occurred at any locality in the United States.



Paul T. Hellmann is a freelance writer and geographer who most recently researched, wrote, and/or edited 33,000 entries (about one-fourth of the total) for the new Columbia Gazetteer of the World, for which he did field research in 37 states. He has also written a historical tour guide of Frederick County in Virginia and many articles for other reference books. Other work experience includes creating rural address systems for seven counties and researching address systems for the Census.


'This reference book is unique in providing quick reference to American history by place... Recommended. General and academic collections.' - Choice