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By Jim DuFresne, Robert Kelly, Catherine Bodry

10th version; together with courses to Juneau & the Southeast, Anchorage and More

“Big, breathtakingly attractive and wildly bountiful; there are few locations on the earth, and none within the united states, with the unspoiled barren region, mountainous grandeur and big natural world that's Alaska.” – Jim Dufresne, Lonely Planet Writer

Inside This Book

3 authors
4 months research
29 Parks & Preserves
1150 miles of mountaineering trails
Inspirational photos
Clear, easy-to-use maps
In-depth background
Comprehensive making plans tools
Easy-to-read layout

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My Captain! " o:;ot 136 n 10 LIZZIE JENNINGS GETS ON THE BUS On July 16, 1854, Elizabeth "Lizzie" Jennings (1830-1901 ), a 24-year-old schoolteacher setting out to fulfill her duties as organist at the First Colored Congregational Church on Sixth Street and Second Avenue, fatefully waited for the bus on the corner of Pearl and Chatham. Getting around 1854 New York City often involved paying a fare to board a large horse-drawn carriage ... the forerunner to today's behemoth motorized buses. For black New Yorkers like Jennings, it wasn't that simple.

I have a word to say to my good friends, the editors, and others who are moved to pity me," she said . "Some people are grieved because they imagine I am in the hands of unscrupulous persons who lead me astray and persuade me to espouse unpopular causes and make me the mouthpiece of their propaganda. Now, let it be understood once and for all that I do not want their pity; I would not change places with one of them. I know what I am talking about. My sources of information are as good and reliable as anybody else's.

December 1865 The Thirteenth Amendment passes and slavery is abolished. 1865 Walt Whitman writes "0 Captain! My Captain! " o:;ot 136 n 10 LIZZIE JENNINGS GETS ON THE BUS On July 16, 1854, Elizabeth "Lizzie" Jennings (1830-1901 ), a 24-year-old schoolteacher setting out to fulfill her duties as organist at the First Colored Congregational Church on Sixth Street and Second Avenue, fatefully waited for the bus on the corner of Pearl and Chatham. Getting around 1854 New York City often involved paying a fare to board a large horse-drawn carriage ...

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