The Birthplace Book

A Guide to Birth Sites of Famous People, Places, & Things

Book Description

  • More than 380 birthplaces profiled
  • Birthplaces of all 44 presidents
  • Packed with photos of people and places

    Elvis, blue jeans, Abraham Lincoln, plutonium, Slinkys, Frank Sinatra, Cobb salad, Superman, Lucille Ball, e-mail, baseball, Mark Twain, flight, McDonalds, and hundreds of other notable people and things all have birthplaces. Some are gone and marked only by a plaque, but others have been preserved and even transformed into museums. This guidebook is packed with entries on American birthplaces of all sorts, taking travelers state-by-state to a variety of locations.

  • About Epting, Chris