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Many of them are National Historic Sites today, but in their time these forts were among the first footsteps of a westward-bound society. Illustrations of 44 historic forts range from sites in the northernmost reaches of the United States and Canada to El Morro, Puerto Rico's sixteenth-century citadel. Detailed captions accompany scenes from Fort McHenry, Fort Jamestown, Fort Ticonderoga, Fort Sumter, Plymouth Fort, Fort Laramie, and many other strongholds.
Now coloring book fans and military history buffs can color 44 authentic images of forts and citadels from Puerto Rico to Alaska. Included are detailed, accurate renderings of Fort McHenry, whose valiant defense inspired The Star Spangled Banner, Fort Jamestown in 1614, the first successful English colony in the New World; Fort Ticonderoga, captured in 1775 by Ethan Allen; Fort Sumter, scene of the opening shots of the Civil War; as well as Plymouth Fort, El Morro in Puerto Rico, Castle Clinton, Fort Niagara, Fort Laramie, and many more, including four Canadian forts. Many of these forts are National Historic Sites, and virtually all are open to the public. Informative captions accompany each illustration, making this book a useful historical reference, a source of coloring fun, and a practical tour guide for visitors and tourists.
Detailed, accurate renderings of 44 historic forts and citadels include Fort McHenry, Fort Jamestown, Fort Ticonderoga, Fort Sumter, Plymouth Fort, Fort Niagara, Fort Laramie, and many other sites. Fact-filled captions accompany the illustrations, making this book a source of coloring fun, a useful reference, and a practical tour guide.
Forty-four historic forts to color, from El Morro in Puerto Rico and Fort Halifax in the Northeast to Fort Point in San Francisco and Fort Vancouver in the Northwest. Fact-filled captions.
Fact-filled captions accompany 44 illustrations of historic forts and citadels that range from as far south as Puerto Rico and to the northernmost reaches of the United States and Canada. Detailed, accurate renderings include Fort McHenry, Fort Jamestown, Fort Ticonderoga, Fort Sumter, Plymouth Fort, Fort Laramie, and many other strongholds.