A Thousand-Mile Walk To The Gulf

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A Thousand-Mile Walk To The Gulf  (1916) 
by John Muir
John Muir - A Thousand Mile Walk to the Gulf.jpg


John Muir About 1870

A THOUSAND-MILE WALK

TO THE GULF

BY

John Muir



EDITED BY

WILLIAM FREDERIC BADÈ

With Illustrations


Houghton Mifflin Company logo (1913).jpg


BOSTON AND NEW YORK

HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY

The Riverside Press Cambridge

1916

Contents
 
Introduction ix
I. Kentucky Forests and Caves 1
II. Crossing the Cumberland Mountains 17
III. Through the River Country of Georgia 47
IV. Camping among the Tombs 66
V. Through Florida Swamps and Forests 83
VI. Cedar Key 123
VII. A Sojourn in Cuba 143
VIII. By a Crooked Route to California 169
IX. Twenty Hill Hollow 192
Index 213

Illustrations
 
John Muir about 1870
From a photograph by Bradley & Rulofson, San Francisco, Cal.
Frontispiece
Map showing Route of Walk to the gulf 1
Kentucky Oaks
From a photograph by Theodort Eitel
2
Entrance to Mammoth Cave
From a photograph. By courtesy of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad
12
The Clinch River, Tennessee
From a photograph. By courtesy of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad
30
A Southern Pine
From a photograph by Herbert W. Gleason
54
Spanish Moss (Tillandsia)
From a photograph by Herbert W. Gleason
58
In Bonaventure Cemetry, Savannah
From a photograph by Herbert W. Gleason
68
By the St. John's River in Eastern Florida
From a photograph by Herbert W. Gleason
90
A Florida Palmetto Hummock, or “Hammock”
From a photograph by Herbert K. Job
116
Lime Key, Florida
From Mr. Muir’s sketch in the original journal
134
Morro Castle and Entrance to Havana Harbor
From a photograph
148
Twenty Hill Hollow, Merced County, California
From a sketch by Mr. Muir
194
The colored half-tone of a Florida sunset which appears on the cover is from a water-color by Miss Amelia M. Watson.