The years from the American Revolution to the Civil War were a formative period in Maine's history. The author hopes this book will provide some information on a few of the people and ideas that have helped make the state of Maine what it is today. Chapters include: Building the Roads from Boston; Forming the Stage Lines; Taverns, Inns, and Hotels. Black and white photographs, maps and charts along with color photographs throughout. Bibliography and index included. Paperback. 260 pgs.