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- Published on Sunday, 18 December 2011 09:55
- Written by Joe Follansbee
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The Fyddeye Guide to America’s Maritime History, one of the Fyddeye Guide series of travel books, makes your summer travel planning easier with an easy-to-use, well-organized directory of tall ships, lighthouses, historic warships, maritime museums, and other attractions you can visit today. Use the Guide to outline a family trip, map out a heritage travel experience, research your local history, or find a heritage organization to help you discover the sea captain in your family tree. The Guide covers maritime history attractions in the lower 48 states, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.
- More than 200 authentic tall ships, many offering family and couple excursions.
- More than 300 ferries, tugs, steamboats, submarines, battleships, aircraft carriers, destroyers, and small craft covering two centuries of history.
- More than 750 photogenic lighthouses and lightships.
- More than 260 family-friendly maritime museums.
Notable reviews of The Fyddeye Guide to America's Maritime History
Julian Stockwin, author of Stockwin's Maritime Miscellany and the Thomas Kidd novel series
Any serious student of the maritime heritage of America will find this an invaluable addition to their library — and the more general reader will find it becomes well-thumbed as a comprehensive guide.
Rick Spilman, The Old Salt Blog
In general, I am very impressed by the scope, organization and level of detail. Highly recommended.
Candace Brown, Good Life Northwest
Between its glossy covers, this impressive work contains everything a person could want in the way of information about our country's historic maritime treasures, as well as some interesting articles. Whether you are doing research of a scholarly nature, or simply planning a vacation, the well-organized format (indexed by city) makes it easy to find not only heritage vessels and sites, but also organizations, educational resources, and more.
Hal Barstow, Los Angeles Maritime Institute
Anyone with an interest in tall ships, lighthouses, historic ships, maritime museums, or any of a number of other maritime topics/locations/organizations will find Joe Follansbee's "The Fyddeye Guide to America's Maritime History" a much needed and valuable reference. (via Amazon.com)
Barbara McMichael, Tacoma News Tribune
You’ll get good value out of this well-researched guide.
Cindy Vallar, Pirates and Privateers
The Fyddeye Guide is a great reference for when you’re planning a vacation or you find yourself in a city and want to know what maritime attractions are located in the area.
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