Ghost Towns of California: Your Guide to the Hidden History and Old West Haunts of California

Ghost Towns of California Your Guide to the Hidden History and Old West Haunts of California Ghost Towns of California is a guidebook to the state s best boomtowns Once thriving these abandoned mining camps and pioneer villages still ring with history Ghost town expert Philip Varney equips y

Ghost Towns of California is a guidebook to the state s best boomtowns Once thriving, these abandoned mining camps and pioneer villages still ring with history Ghost town expert Philip Varney equips you with everything you need to know to explore these remnants of the past Featured are color maps, driving and walking directions, town histories, touring recommendations, Ghost Towns of California is a guidebook to the state s best boomtowns Once thriving, these abandoned mining camps and pioneer villages still ring with history Ghost town expert Philip Varney equips you with everything you need to know to explore these remnants of the past Featured are color maps, driving and walking directions, town histories, touring recommendations, and stunning color photography of 70 sites, including the famous Bodie Come see where it all started at the mother lode, and trace the great migration throughout the region Visit the northern mines and the ghosts of San Francisco Bay, the Eastern Sierra, Death Valley, and the Mojave Desert This is the essential guidebook to the glory days of the Old West

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  1. I read this book in tandem with Remi Nadeau s Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of California A History Guide Nadeau s book came out in the 1950 s and I wanted to cross reference the information in that work with a modern text Philip Varney s book is an executive summary of the history that Nadeau provided for various California ghost towns, but his text has color pictures, driving maps, and current hotel recommendations I plan to visit California Gold Country soon, so it was nice having an updated [...]


  2. Disclaimer I had received a copy of this book as part of a First Reads giveaway.I love abandoned buildings and ghost towns I m a relatively new resident in the San Francisco Bay Area so was excited to check out a copy of Ghost Towns of California I enjoy the personal touches to this guidebook The author has visited the sites himself and shares his personal experiences with us There are plenty of colourful photos, interspersed with when you go notes and short but interesting histories of the town [...]


  3. I entered to win this book on and hope that I do For 40 years, I have been driving past the Calico ghost town and planning to stop there someday, and this book will give me motivation to plan that on my next trip to SoCal to visit my relatives.


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