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A Glimpse of Monterey, .
Scene in the Valley of Mexico,
View of the City of Durango,
The Cathedral in Chihuahua,
The Plaza in Chihuahua,
A Public Fountain in Chihuahua,
A Creole Beauty,

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THE WONDERLANDS

AND

CELEBRATED RESORTS

OF

OUR GREAT REPUBLIC.

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Views in the Great Wonderlands of

our Republic;

EMBRACING

NATURAL SCENERY AND CELEBRATED RESORTS.

NEW ENGLAND COAST SCENES.

Y the term “New England Coast " we mean to designate that

narrow strip of territory lying along our Atlantic shore between the

southern boundary of Rhode Island and the northern boundary of Maine. The distance, measured in a straight line, is about five degrees of latitude-say 350 miles—but fully twice as much measured along the winding coast and the deep inlets by which it is everywhere indented. We propose to consider ourselves setting out for a tour along this New England Coast, making New York oựr starting-point; for such are the facilities for travel that one can well set out from that metropolis for any part of this continent; or, for the matter of that, for any part of the globe. On this journey of ours we shall pass by and through not a few places of much note by reason of their population, their industries, or their historic associations. Of these places we shall speak only incidentally; they will be treated at due length in other portions of this volume.

We are now setting out from New York, primarily for Boston, which will be our immediate point of departure along the New England Coast. We might have gone the whole way by rail had we not had it in view first to see Newport, in Rhode Island, which can be best reached by steamer. So we go by what is designated as “The Fall River Line," an association which not only runs the steamers traversing Long Island Sound, but also manages that

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