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Davis, Timothy, National Park Roads: A Legacy in the American Landscape, University of Virginia Press, 2016. (Dr. Davis, a historian with the National Park Service, has written what a review in The Washington Post called "a fascinating and lavishly illustrated book about those paved ways.")

Henry, Lyell D., Jr., The Jefferson Highway: Blazing the Way from Winnipeg to New Orleans, University of Iowa Press, 2016. (Covers the origin, history, and significance of this 1910s named trail, and traces the route through Iowa.)

Guroff, Margaret, The Mechanical Horse: How the Bicycle Reshaped American Life, Texas, 2016. (A survey of the history of the bicycle from the 19th to the 21st century.)

Mullins, Jonita, The Jefferson Highway in Oklahoma: The Historic Osage Trace, The History Press, 2016. (A history that uses the 1910s named trail to trace the history of the corridor from its origins as an Native American trail.)

Updated: 06/27/2017
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