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BOOKS: …The Maysville Road, Joseph Beth
December 3, 2012 @ 6:00 pm
Monday, December 3rd, 2012 Karl Raitz and Nancy O’Malley discuss and sign Kentucky’s Frontier Highway: Historic Landscapes Along the Maysville Road at Lexington, Kentucky’s Joseph-Beth Booksellers at 6 pm.
Authors Karl Raitz and Nancy O’Malley chart its transformation from an ancient footpath used by Native Americans and early settlers to a central highway, examining the effect that its development had on the evolution of transportation technology as well as the usage and abandonment of other thoroughfares, and illustrating how this historic road shaped the wider American landscape.