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Tables of Contents for Signpost Guide Washington, D.C., and Virginia, Maryland and Delaware
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
About Signpost Guides
8
10
Washington DC, Virginia, Maryland and Delaware at a glance
10
2
Introduction
12
2
Travel facts
14
10
Driver's guide
24
6
Getting to Washington DC, Virginia, Maryland and Delaware
30
2
Setting the scene
32
8
Highlights and touring itineraries
40
2
Washington DC
42
20
The political powerhouse of the USA
Arlington and Alexandria
62
8
Colonial gentility and historic buildings
Northern Virginia
70
8
Civil War battlefields, rolling hills and fine inns
Shenandoah
78
12
The sublime beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the fertile Shenandoah Valley
The Piedmont
90
12
Small cities full of cultural delights
Richmond
102
12
The state capital with a rich and turbulent history
Richmond battlefields
114
8
Visit the site of battles that tore the emerging American nation apart
Fredericksburg area
122
8
Prosperous former tobacco-trading port and George Washington's childhood home
Tidewater
130
8
The tidal creeks, inlets, bays and coves of Virginia's coastal plain
Virginia's historic triangle
138
10
History preserved and brought to life at Jamestown, Yorktown and Williamsburg
Hampton Roads
148
10
Surf-washed beaches and oceanside boardwalks
Baltimore
158
14
Transformed docks filled with museums, shops and places to have fun
Annapolis
172
10
The home of the US Naval Academy
Eastern Shore
182
10
Barrier islands with beaches, dunes and wild horses
Rockville to Frederick
192
8
The historic C&O canal and the Great Falls of the Potomac
Western Maryland and borderlands
200
10
Battlefield sites and rolling mountain roads
Southern Maryland
210
10
Escape from the crowds in this land of fishermen and shoreside parks
North Chesapeake Bay
220
8
Tidal estuaries and pleasure boats
Ocean City and Delaware Shore
228
10
Barrier islands, boardwalks, birds and seaside fun
Wilmington
238
8
A city rich in art, museums and history
Brandywine Valley
246
8
Colonial towns, antiques and lush countryside
Philadelphia
254
14
The bustling, artistic `City of Brotherly Love'
Valley Forge to Gettysburg
268
14
Venerated sites associated with America's traumatic wars
Capital speak
282
1
Index
283
4
Feedback form
287