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aspects of a great country that is much less accurately known by the average European than its importance warrants.

On the Maps and Plans the Editor has bestowed especial care; and it is believed that in this respect the Handbook is more completely equipped than any other publication of the kind relating to the United States. Such merit as they possess is largely due to the kind and efficient coöperation of Mr. Henry Gannett; Chief Topographer of the United States Geological Survey.

The POPULATIONS are those of the census of 1890; but it should be borne in mind that, in so progressive a country as the United States, these are often very much below the figures of 1893.

HOTELS. The Editor has endeavoured to enumerate, not only the first-class hotels, but also the more deserving of the cheaper houses. The comfort of an American hotel is, however, much more likely to be in the direct ratio of charges than is the case in Europe (comp. p. xxvi). Although changes frequently take place, and prices generally have an upward tendency, the average charges stated in the Handbook will enable the traveller to form a fair estimate of his expenditure. The value of the asterisks, which are used as marks of commendation, is relative only, signifying that the houses are good of their kind.

To hotel-proprietors, tradesmen, and others the Editor begs to intimate that a character for fair dealing and courtesy towards travellers forms the sole passport to his commendation, and that advertisements of every kind are strictly excluded from his Handbooks. Hotelkeepers are also warned against persons representing themselves as agents for Baedeker's Handbooks.

A Handbook to Canada is now being prepared and will appear during the present year.

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b. Viâ New York and New England Railway .

62

c. Viâ Providence and the Shore Line

62

From New London to Brattleboro 63. Watch Hill and

Block Island 63. Narragansett Pier 64.

d. Viâ Long Island and Eastern States Line

65

e. By Steamboat

66

From New London to Boston 67. Newport 68.

From

Fall River to Boston 72.

5. Boston

72

Cambridge 83. Charlestown 85. Environs of Boston 85, 86.

6. From Boston to Plymouth.

86

a. Viâ Abington.

86

b. Via South Shore

86

7. From Boston to Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket.

87

8. Fom Boston to Provincetown. Cape Cod.

88

9. From Boston to Portland

89

a. By the Eastern Division of the Boston and Maine Railroad 89

Nahant 90. - Marblehead 90. From Beverly to Gloucester

and Rockport ('North Shore') 92. Salisbury Beach and

Plum Island 93. Isles of Shoals 94. York Beach 94.

b. By the Western Division of the Boston and Maine Railroad 94

Casco Bay and Environs of Portland 97.

10. From Portland to Mount Desert. Moosehead Lake.

97

a. Viâ Bangor

97

From Bangor to St. John and to Greenville 98. Moosehead

Lake 99.

b. Viâ Rockland

99

Popham Beach. Boothbay. Squirrel Island 99. Camden 100.

11. Mount Desert.

101

12. From Portland to Lewiston, Farmington, and the Rangeley

Lakes.

105

13. From Boston to Campobello. Grand Manan

107

14. From Portland to Montreal and Quebec

108

a. Viâ the Grand Trunk Railway.

108

Poland Springs 107. Routes to Rangeley Lakes 108, 109.

b. Viâ the Maine Central Railway

110

From Quebec Junction to Quebec 111.

15. From Boston to Montreal

112

a. Viâ Rutland and Burlington

112

From Concord to Lexington 113. Dublin 113. From St.

Albans to Richford 115.

b. Viâ Lowell and Concord

115

From Concord to Claremont Junction 115. Woodstock 117.

Stowe and Mt. Mansfield 117.

c. Viâ Concord, Plymouth, Wells River, and Newport . . 117

Lake Winnepesaukee 118. - From Plymouth to North Wood-

stock 119. From Wells River Junction to Groveton Junc-

tion and to Montpelier 119. Lake Memphrémagog 120.

d. Viâ Portsmouth and North Conway. .

120

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16. The White Mountains

121

a. North Conway 123. b. Jackson and the Glen House

124. c. Gorham 125. d. Crawford House and the Notch

126.

e. Fabyan House 127. - f. Bethlehem and Maple-

wood, - g. The Franconia Mts. Profile House 128. - h. Jef-

ferson Hill 130. - i. Mt. Washington 131.

17. From Boston to Albany.

133

a. By Boston & Albany Railroad .

133

From Pittsfield to North Adams 134.

b. Viâ the Hoosac Tunnel.

134

18. From New York to Pittsfield (Berkshire Hills)

135

Litchfield 135.

19. The Berkshire Hills

136

20. From New York to Montreal.

141

a. Viâ Connecticut Valley.

141

Mt. Holyoke. Hadley 142.

b. Viâ Albany (or Troy), Saratoga, and Lake Champlain . 143

From Fort Edward to Caldwell 144.

c. Viâ Troy, Rutland, and Burlington

145

d. Viâ Herkimer and Malone

145

21. From New York to Albany

146

a. By Steamer

146

b. Viâ Railway on the East Bank.

150

c. Viâ Railway on the West Bank

152

Delaware and Hudson Canal 153.

22. Albany

154

23. From Albany to Binghamton

158

Howe's Cave 158. Sharon Springs 158. Cooperstown

and Otsego Lake 158.

24. The Catskill Mountains.

159

a. From Catskill to the Catskill Mountain House and the Hotel

Kaaterskill 160. - b. From Kingston (Rondout) to the Hotel

Kaaterskill 163. - C. From 'Rondout (Kingston) to Bloom-

ville 164.

25. The Adirondack Mountains.

165

a. From Plattsburg to St. Regis, Tupper, and Saranac Lakes

167. b. From Port Kent to Ausable Chasm and Lake Placid

170. c. From Westport to Elizabethtown, Keene Valley,

and Lake Placid 170. d. From Saratoga to North Creek

176. e. From Herkimer to Malone viâ the Tupper and

Saranac Lakes 178.

26. Saratoga .

179

Environs of Saratoga. Mt. McGregor 182.

27. Lake George and Lake Champlain

182

28. From New York to Buffalo and Niagara Falls .

186

a. Viâ New York Central and Hudson River Railway. 186

Johnstown. The Six atid 187. From Utica to Ogdens-

burg. Trenton Falls 188. From Utica to Binghamton.

Richfield Springs 188. Cayuga Lake. Ithaca 190. - Seneca

Lake. Watkins Glen. Havana Glen 191.

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b. Viâ West Shore Railway

195

c. Viâ Delaware, Lackawanna, & Western Railway 195

Delaware Water Gap 196.

d. Viâ Erie Railway .

198

29. Niagara Falls .

199

30. The St. Lawrence River and the Thousand Islands. 206

31. From New York to Philadelphia

208

a. Viâ Pennsylvania Railroad

208

Princeton College 208. Bordentown 209.

b. Viâ Royal Blue Line.

209

32. Philadelphia

210

Camden 221. Germantown and Chestnut Hill 221. From

Philadelphia to West Chester 209.

33. Summer and Winter Resorts of New Jersey.

221

a. From New York to Long Branch and Point Pleasant by

Rail 221. – b. From New York to Long Branch viâ Atlantic

Highlands and Sandy Hook 222. - c. From Philadelphia to

Long Branch 223. - d. Barnegat Bay 224. - e. From New

York to Lakewood and Atlantic City 224. – f. From Philadel-

phia to Atlantic City 225. g. From Philadelphia to Cape

May City 226.

34. From Philadelphia to Buffalo

226

Easton 227. Valley of Wyoming 228.

35. From Philadelphia to Reading and Williamsport.

229

From Port Clinton to Pottsville 230.

36. From Philadelphia to Erie

230

From Williamsport to Nordmont 230. From Emporium to

Buffalo 231.

37. From Philadelphia to Harrisburg and Pittsburg .

231

From Harrisburg to Gettysburg, to Winchester, to Reading,

and to Williamsport 232, 233.

38. Gettysburg

235

39. Pittsburg

240

From Pittsburg to Connellsville, to Buffalo, to Erie, to

Cleveland, and to Wheeling 243.

40. From Philadelphia to Baltimore

244

From Wilmington to Cape Charles 244.

41. Baltimore

244

Chesapeake Bay 249. From Baltimore to Williamsport, to

Harrisburg, to Martinsburg, and to Annapolis 250.

42. From Baltimore to Washington.

251

43. Washington

251

Excursions from Washington: Georgetown, Arlington, Mt.

Vernon, etc. 262, 263.

44. From Pittsburg to Chicago

263

a. Viâ Crestline and Fort Wayne.

263

b. Viâ Columbus and Logansport

264

45. From Baltimore to Chicago

265

Frederick 265. –. Wheeling 266.

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