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Schiffer Publishing Ltd, Atglen PA
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“Meet the Presidents”
Can you say, "Road Trip!" Enjoy this fun educational guide to the United States Presidents' lives. From George Washington to Barack Obama, visit the birthplaces or homes of all 43 Presidents, with maps and directions in each chapter, as well as, interesting facts and fun assignments. Great for students, teachers, and trivia buffs!
Atglen P.A. — Get to know the Presidents of the United States, from George Washington to Barack Obama. Visit the only surviving residence of James Polk in Columbia, Tennessee, or the Lyndon Baines Johnson ranch near Johnson City, Texas. Divided into three regions, these presidential sites – from modest to lofty – reflect the personalities, lifestyles, and economic status of our country’s leaders, past and present. Through 418 images and engaging text, you’ll go “backstage” at the Kennedy household, find out who had the first White House Christmas tree, and which President was a huge fan of jelly bean candies. Highlights of each administration and fascinating tidbits round out the information featured. This is a great keepsake for lovers of history and resource guide for touring the country in search of our Presidents.
Walter Eckman, a native of Chester County, Pennsylvania, is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University and served with the United States Marine Crops. In 2001, he published his book Retirement and Your Living Quarters, a guide for Baby Boomers' housing choices. Mr. Eckman's expertise on the personal lives o the presidents of the United States is the result of years of interest and study. He and his wife JoAnne have traveled thousands of miles visiting presidential libraries, birthplaces, homesteads, and gravesites. In addition, Mr. Eckman is a professional speaker on the lives of the men who occupied the White House, and enjoys escorting his two daughters and three grandchildren to presidential destinations.
This text sells for $29.99 and can be purchased through the publisher at www.schifferbooks.com, your local bookseller, and several online retailers.
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