Secret America: The Hidden Symbols, Codes and Mysteries of the United States

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Simon and Schuster, May 18, 2010 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 288 pages
The Washington Monument.
The pyramid on the $1 bill.
The Skull and Bones Society at Yale University.

Common American icons—or secret symbols? From our founding fathers to our most prestigious institutions, this is a nation built on such secret symbols, rites, and rituals. So forget the textbook version of history—and embark on a fascinating and fantastic journey of America's hidden past.

This tell-all handbook is your personal guide to the secret-laden people, places, and things of our great nation, including:
  • Sign-filled national treasures in museums from coast to coast
  • Ancient mysteries of our most familiar cities, landmarks, and parks
  • Hotbeds of current Masonic, Kabbalistic, and Rosicrucian activity
  • Freemason-planned architecture of Boston, New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.
  • Covert clubs, societies, and associations of the ultra-rich and powerful
From the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., to the Institute of Noetic Sciences in Petaluma, California, this book is all you need to discover the true nature of the oldest republic on Earth—past, present, and future!
 

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Contents

Americas Secret Heritage
Yes Virginia There Is a Secret America
The Secret Religions of America
The Secret History of America
Freemasonry The Great Repository of American Secrets
Freemasons The Light Bearers of the Ancient Mysteries
The Secret Revolution of America
The Secret Lives of American Freemasons
America the Mysterious
The Secret Art and Architecture of America
Our Secret Capital Washington D C
The Secret Places of America
Secret Societies in America Today
Back to the Future The Noetics Institute
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Glossary

The Secret American Handshake Freemasons Demystified
The Secret Symbols of America

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About the author (2010)

Barb Karg is a veteran journalist, graphic designer, author, and screenwriter. She’s the author of The Everything Freemasons Book, 101 Secrets of the Freemasons, and 101 Things You Didn’t Know about the Freemasons.

Rick Sutherland is the coauthor of The Everything Vampire Book. An editor, writer, and researcher, he has worked on dozens of books including architectural, interior design, landscape design, and engineering books.

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