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The Charles

A River Transformed

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The Charles by William P Marchione
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From the Colonia era through the industrial age and into modern times, the Charles River has been a prominent feature of the New England landscape and has undergone a series of dramatice changes. First the site of important Revolutionary battles, the Charles later became home to myriad commercial interests, including lumberyards, slaughterhouses, arsenals, and businesses. The Charles has long been the location of three prominent universities, but only recently has the river come to serve as a recreational and scenic haven for residents and visitors of Boston, Cambridge, Brookline, Watertown, and Newton. The 1970s landmark Clean Water Act did much to transform this much-used waterway into a lovely and popular spot for walking, jogging, cycling, boating, sailing, rowing, picnicking, swimming, fishing, and even windsurfing.
Release date Australia
April 1st, 2004
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
Reissue
Imprint
Arcadia Publishing
Pages
96
Dimensions
165x235x6
ISBN-13
9780738535395
Product ID
28252010

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