This is the only national guide to over 300 Main Street communities across America and more than 700 special events happening on these Main Streets throughtout the year - from Rodeo Stampedes to fruit festivals to winter carnivals. The special events featured in this guide captialize on local history, popular culture, provinical character and seasonal themes.
AMANDA B. WEST, Senior Program Associate for Information Resources at the National Main Street Center, is an ardent back-roads traveler and local-history enthusiast. The NATIONAL MAIN STREET CENTER, a program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, helps communities revitalize their historic commercial districts.