National Historic Landmarks are touchstones of our collective past that still resonate with our present. The six New England states have nearly 400 such places. However, important doesn't always translate into interesting ans so we have Historic New England: A Tour of the Region's Top 100 National Historic Landmarks--those with the most intriguing and rewarding history. In addition to historic houses, tall ships, and such quirky spots as one of the country's oldest weather stations, carousels, and sandy beaches. The book appeals to the historical enthusiast, the armchair traveler, and both local visitors and tourists alike.