A tiny whaling village along the Pacific in 1490, New Plymouth as the Pilgrims settled in, Fort Mose as it welcomed African Americans escaping from slavery, Gettysburg on the day that decided the Civil War . . . Places in Time offers a bird's-eye view of twenty sites where American history was made. Each page opens an unforgettable window to the past, where you can find out just what it was like to live in one place on one day in our nation's history.Leacock, Elspeth is the author of 'Places in Time A New Atlas of American History' with ISBN 9780618311132 and ISBN 0618311130.