What Was Woodstock? (What Was...?) (Prebound)

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On August 15, 1969, a music festival called "Woodstock" transformed one small dairy farm in upstate New York into a gathering place for over 400,000 young music fans. Concert-goers, called "hippies," traveled from all over the country to see their favorite musicians perform. Famous artists like The Grateful Dead played day and night in a celebration of peace, love, and happiness. Although Woodstock lasted only three days, the spirit of the festival has defined a generation and become a symbol of the "hippie life.

About the Author

Joan Holub is the author of"What Was the First Thanksgiving?," "What Was the Gold Rush?," and other Who Was...? titles, including"Who Was Marco Polo?"and"Who Was Babe Ruth?""

Product Details
ISBN: 9780606384148
ISBN-10: 0606384146
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Publication Date: January 12th, 2016
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: What Was...?