This edition of the Slow Travels series explores America's history along U.S. Highways in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. U.S. Highway 1, the route of the early Boston Post Road, hosts the traveler from the New Hampshire State Line to New York. U.S. Highway 5 travels the Connecticut River Valley through Springfield and Hartford on its way to the Long Island Sound at New Haven. U.S. Highway 20 explores the expanse of Massachusetts, from Boston to Pittsfield and the New York Line. Finally, U.S. Highway 44 travels across rthern Connecticut from the Rhode Island Line to New York. Detailed lists of historic sites and landmarks along these highways, as well as the cities of Boston, Providence, Newport, Hartford, and New Haven, are provided. Also included are GPS listings for the more adventurous and tech savvy.
Lyn Wilkerson began publishing historical travel guides in 2000 with Roads Less Traveled guide to the Southeastern United States. In 2003, he released American Trails Revisited, an historical road guide to America's Western trails. The Slow Travels series began in 2009 with the creation of Caddo Publications USA, a travel publishing company which endeavors to provide extensive historical site and landmark lists, following in the footsteps of the American Guide Series of the 1930's and 40's. Mr. Wilkerson currently has 14 guides in publication, as well as over 100 e-books for the Amazon Kindle. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Geography, as well as Associate degrees in History and English Composition.