Founders and Frontiersmen : Historic Places Commemorating Early Nationhood and the Westward Movement, 1783-1828

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  • Copyright: 2001-09-01
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Table of Contents

Forewordp. xi
Founders and Frontiersmen: Historical Backgroundp. 3
The Formative Years-- Visions and Prospects of Nationhoodp. 6
The War of 1812: Military Stalemate and National Awakeningp. 48
An Emergent Nationalism, 1815-1828p. 60
Toward the Setting Sun-- The Westward Movement, 1783-1828p. 83
Epilogue-- Traditions and Idealsp. 98
Founders and Frontiersmen: Survey of Historic Sites and Buildingsp. 99
Sites in the National Park Systemp. 103
Horseshoe Bend National Military Park, Ala.p. 103
Natchez Trace Parkway, Ala.-Miss.-Tenn.p. 105
Fort Smith National Historic Site, Ark.p. 108
The White House, D.C.p. 111
Thomas Jefferson Memorial, D.C.p. 115
Washington Monument, D.C.p. 117
Fort Pulaski National Monument, Ga.p. 119
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Ky.-Tenn.-Va.p. 121
Chalmette National Historical Park, Lap. 124
Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, Md.p. 127
Fort Washington, Md.p. 129
Adams National Historic Site, Mass.p. 131
Salem Maritime National Historic Site, Mass.p. 135
Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, Mo.p. 138
Castle Clinton National Monument, N.Y.p. 140
Federal Hall National Memorial, N.Y.p. 143
Hamilton Grange National Monument (Authorized), N.Y.p. 145
Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial National Monument, Ohiop. 147
Fort Necessity National Battlefield, Pa.p. 149
Independence National Historical Park, Pa.p. 150
Fort Sumter National Monument, S.C.p. 155
Custis-Lee Mansion, Va.p. 156
George Washington Birthplace National Monument, Va.p. 160
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, W. Va.-Md.p. 162
National Historic Sites in Non-Federal Ownershipp. 167
Chicago Portage National Historic Site, Ill.p. 167
Sites Eligible for the Registry of National Historic Landmarksp. 169
Fort Morgan (Fort Bowyer Site), Ala.p. 169
Fort Toulouse (Fort Jackson), Ala.p. 171
Old State House, Conn.p. 172
City Hall (District Court House), D.C.p. 174
Decatur House, D.C.p. 176
Octagon House, D.C.p. 178
St. John's Episcopal Church, D.C.p. 180
Tudor Place, D.C.p. 182
United States Capitol, D.C.p. 183
Fort San Carlos de Barrancas, Fla.p. 187
Plaza Ferdinand VII, Fla.p. 188
Grouseland, Ind.p. 189
Joseph Bailly Homestead, Ind.p. 192
Tippecanoe Battlefield, Ind.p. 193
Fort Leavenworth, Kans.p. 195
Ashland, Ky.p. 197
Fort Jesup, La.p. 198
Jackson Square, La.p. 200
The Cabildo, La.p. 201
Casselman Bridge, National Road, Md.p. 202
Maryland State House, Md.p. 204
U.S.S. Constellation, Md.p. 206
Boston Naval Shipyard, Mass.p. 209
John Adams Birthplace, Mass.p. 211
John Quincy Adams Birthplace, Mass.p. 212
Massachusetts State House, Mass.p. 213
Springfield Armory, Mass.p. 215
U.S.S. Constitution, Mass.p. 216
Mackinac Island, Mich.p. 218
Fort Snelling, Minn.p. 221
Fort Osage, Mo.p. 223
Fort Atkinson, Nebr.p. 224
City Hall, N.Y.p. 225
Erie Canal (Remains), N.Y.p. 227
Fort Stanwix, N.Y.p. 230
Holland Land Office, N.Y.p. 230
Plattsburgh (Cumberland) Bay, N.Y.p. 232
United States Military Academy, N.Y.p. 234
Watervliet Arsenal, N.Y.p. 236
Reed Gold Mine, N.C.p. 238
Beginning of the U.S. Public Land Survey, Ohio-Pa.p. 239
Fallen Timbers Battlefield, Ohiop. 241
S-Bridge, National Road, Ohiop. 242
Fort Gibson, Okla.p. 243
Forks of the Ohio, Pa.p. 246
Friendship Hill, Pa.p. 248
Fort Hill, S.C.p. 250
Blount Mansion, Tenn.p. 251
The Hermitage, Tenn.p. 254
Fort Monroe, Va.p. 256
Gunston Hall, Va.p. 257
John Marshall House, Va.p. 259
Monticello, Va.p. 260
Montpelier, Va.p. 263
Mount Vernon. Va.p. 264
Oak Hill, Va.p. 266
Prairie du Chien, Wis.p. 267
Historic Districts Eligible for the Registry of National Historic Landmarksp. 272
Vieux Carre, La.p. 272
Colonial Annapolis, Md.p. 274
Other Sites Consideredp. 276
Fort Confederation (Fort Tombigbee) Site, Ala.p. 276
Fort Mims Site, Ala.p. 277
McGillivray Plantation Site, Ala.p. 277
Boundary Stones, D.C.p. 278
Commandant's House, U.S. Marine Barracks, D.C.p. 279
Dolley Madison House, D.C.p. 279
Dumbarton House, D.C.p. 280
Dumbarton Oaks, D.C.p. 280
Navy Yard, D.C.p. 281
Panton, Leslie and Company Warehouse Site, Fla.p. 282
San Marcos de Apalache (Fort St. Marks), Fla.p. 282
Fort Hawkins Site, Ga.p. 283
William H. Crawford Home Site, Ga.p. 284
Fort Harrison Site, Ind.p. 285
Fort Knox Site, Ind.p. 286
Fort Wayne, Ind.p. 286
Territorial Capitol Building, Ind.p. 287
William Whitely House (Sportsman's Hill), Ky.p. 288
Los Adaes, La.p. 290
Fort Cumberland Site (lost site), Md.p. 290
Gore Place, Mass.p. 291
Fort Shelby Site, Mich.p. 292
Ellicott's Hill, Miss.p. 292
Fort Nogales Site, Miss.p. 294
Nathan Boone's Home, Mo.p. 294
Daniel Webster Birthplace, N.H.p. 295
Castle Williams, N.Y.p. 295
Fort Hamilton, N.Y.p. 296
Fort Jay, N.Y.p. 297
Fort Ontario, N.Y.p. 297
John Jay House, N.Y.p. 298
Sackets Harbor, N.Y.p. 299
Fort Amanda Site, Ohiop. 299
Fort Meigs Site, Ohiop. 300
Fort Miami Site, Ohiop. 300
Fort Recovery, Ohiop. 301
Greenville Treaty Site, Ohiop. 302
Marietta, Ohiop. 303
Fort Towson Site, Okla.p. 304
Daniel Boone Homestead, Pa.p. 304
Flagship Niagara Replica, Pa.p. 305
S-Bridge, National Road, Pa.p. 306
Rocky Mount, Tenn.p. 307
Aquia Creek Quarries, Va.p. 307
Ash Lawn, Va.p. 308
Fort Norfolk, Va.p. 309
James Monroe Law Office, Va.p. 310
Shadwell, Va.p. 311
Woodlawn Plantation, Va.p. 311
Blennerhassett Island, W. Va.p. 313
Suggested Readingp. 315
Criteria for Selection of Historic Sites of Exceptional Valuep. 319
Acknowledgmentsp. 321
Indexp. 325
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