Book/Printed Material Wonderland; or, Twelve weeks in and out of the United States. Brief account of a trip across the continent--short run into Mexico--ride to the Yosemite Valley--steamer voyage to Alaska, the land of glaciers--visit to the Great Shoshone Falls and a stage ride through the Yellowstone national park.

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Wonderland; or, Twelve weeks in and out of the United States. Brief account of a trip across the continent--short run into Mexico--ride to the Yosemite Valley--steamer voyage to Alaska, the land of glaciers--visit to the Great Shoshone Falls and a stage ride through the Yellowstone national park.
Summary
Edward S. Parkinson was a New Jersey newspaperman who traveled to California and Alaska in 1892. Wonderland, or Twelve weeks in and out of the United States (1894) is his account of that three-month adventure: a rail trip from New Jersey to California with side trips to Oregon, Washington, and Alaska. Highlights include visits to the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone and Yosemite, Portland and Shoshone; with a chapter on California resort hotels.
Contributor Names
Parkinson, Edward S.
Created / Published
Trenton, N.J., MacCrellish & Quigley, printers, 1894.
Subject Headings
-  West (U.S.)--Description and travel
-  California
-  Alaska--Description and travel
Notes
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
259 p. front., illus. 20 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F851 .P24
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.001
Library of Congress Control Number
01021613
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Edward S. Parkinson was a New Jersey newspaperman who traveled to California and Alaska in 1892. Wonderland, or Twelve weeks in and out of the United States (1894) is his account of that three-month adventure: a rail trip from New Jersey to California with side trips to Oregon, Washington, and Alaska. Highlights include visits to the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone and Yosemite, Portland and Shoshone; with a chapter on California resort hotels.
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Parkinson, Edward S. Wonderland; or, Twelve weeks in and out of the United States Brief account of a trip across the continent--short run into Mexico--ride to the Yosemite Valley--steamer voyage to Alaska, the land of glaciers--visit to the Great Shoshone Falls and a stage ride through the Yellowstone national park. Trenton, N.J., MacCrellish & Quigley, printers, 1894. Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/01021613/.

APA citation style:

Parkinson, E. S. (1894) Wonderland; or, Twelve weeks in and out of the United States Brief account of a trip across the continent--short run into Mexico--ride to the Yosemite Valley--steamer voyage to Alaska, the land of glaciers--visit to the Great Shoshone Falls and a stage ride through the Yellowstone national park. Trenton, N.J., MacCrellish & Quigley, printers. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/01021613/.

MLA citation style:

Parkinson, Edward S. Wonderland; or, Twelve weeks in and out of the United States Brief account of a trip across the continent--short run into Mexico--ride to the Yosemite Valley--steamer voyage to Alaska, the land of glaciers--visit to the Great Shoshone Falls and a stage ride through the Yellowstone national park. Trenton, N.J., MacCrellish & Quigley, printers, 1894. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/01021613/>.