Would you like to look inside the newly released guidebook, Bicycling Gettysburg National Military Park ? This article reproduces the Gettysburg State Monuments sample chapter. I think you will find that the guidebook is unique in that it combines and integrates history, art, photography, cartography, and human interest stories in a way that captures your imagination and intellect. That’s the goal, in any case! Take a peek inside.
People who think about bicycling the Gettysburg battlefield are adventurous learners, partly because we want to learn at our own pace and in our own way. But even if you are not a cyclist, Civil War Cycling’s guidebook will keep your attention, since it is packed with historical material, including maps and photographs.
I hope that you enjoy reading Chapter 10, “State Monuments.” But first, here is a quick listing of the book’s table of contents:
Table of Contents
PART I: INTRODUCTION
1. Gettysburg on a Bicycle
2. The Battle of Gettysburg
PART II: PLANNING YOUR TRIP
3. Gathering Your Gear
4. Transportation & Lodging Logistics
5. Contingency Planning
6. Bicycling Tips for Health & Safety
PART III: ENJOY YOUR RIDE!
7. Selecting a Bicycle Route
8. How to Read Bicycle Maps & Cues
9. Route 1 – Full Day Loop
PART IV: MONUMENTS AND STRUCTURES
10. State Monuments
11. Equestrian Monuments
12. Bronze Statues of Individuals
13. Other Monuments to Individuals
14. Corps Headquarters Monuments
15. Monuments for Military Units
16. Other Monuments or Structures
PART V: RESOURCES
17. Park Roads & Battle Lines
Index to Monuments, By State
Gettysburg State Monuments Sample Chapter
Bicycling Gettysburg National Military Park: The Cyclist’s Civil War Travel Guide. Copyright © 2019 Sue Thibodeau. All Rights Reserved. Published by Civil War Cycling, Victor, New York.
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Please visit suethibodeau.com for a full description of the guidebook, Bicycling Gettysburg National Military Park, and its digital companion maps. Civil War Cycling offers digital (PDF) maps for 14 different bicycle routes through Gettysburg National Military Park. And guess what? The PDF files do not have license keys or passwords.