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Discovering the History of Your House and Your Neighborhood Paperback – May 1, 2002
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“...offers a wealth of small strategies for homeowners to discover an array of historical nuggets about their homesteads.” —Newsday
More About the Author
Green is a former associate editor of Reader's Digest and staff editor of World Book Encyclopedia.
She writes a history & humor column called Way Back When for the Santa Barbara website www.edhat.com, and a history column for The Mesa Paper.
Her books include:
Way Back When: Santa Barbara in 1915, available at www.elbarbareno.com
Way Back When: Santa Barbara in 1914, available at www.elbarbareno.com
Discovering the History of Your House and Your Neighborhood, available at www.santamonicapress.com
Images of America: Western Springs, Illinois, available at www.arcadiapublishing.com
Forthcoming Books: MESApedia - the story of the early years in Santa Barbara's Mesa neighborhood, when the Mesa was "a wide, waving stretch of emerald fields." And also
Way Back When: Santa Barbara in 1916, Way Back When: Santa Barbara in 1917, Way Back When: Santa Barbara in 1918, etc.
Visit her website at www.betsyjgreen.com for more information.
Top Customer Reviews
For inspiration I recommend reading "If These Walls Had Ears," written by James Morgan. It is what you might write when you complete research like this.
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Many people are familiar with the idea of tracing your family roots, and learning what history surrounds you. Read morePublished 12 months ago by The Reviewer Formerly Known as Kurt Johnson
Bought this book because I own a house built in 1892. Has help me do further research. I would definitely recommended.Published on September 6, 2013 by R. Hayward