Dorothy Robbins's The Governor's Story: The Book That Couldn't Stay Lost PDF

By Dorothy Robbins

what's really outstanding approximately "The Governor's tale" is it's an easy-to-read, intriguing ebook that seems like a singular. it's a nice learn from an leisure point of view assembly the desires of the standard reader trying to be "swept away" for a couple of hours. however it additionally fills a tremendous hole in American historical past. this can be the attention-grabbing tale of the magazine written by way of the Pilgrim's governor, misplaced for eighty years and recovered throughout the windfall of God in 1897.

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New PDF release: Androscoggin's Secret

By Rebecca Baker Thomas

Did you ever get up one morning, glance out the window, see a similar popular view and imagine “this is the beginning of one other average day...”? by way of dusk, you move slowly into that same mattress pondering “this definitely was once now not a regular day,” nonetheless no longer absolutely knowing that today was once the beginning of anything that will dramatically regulate your world.

Today used to be that sort of day.

The fact is, ahead of at the present time, I had by no means even heard of Jessie Cobb. With time, i might develop to grasp her in detail; and but, there could consistently be whatever mysterious approximately her, anything I by no means might comprehend. The grip she had on
me was once exceedingly strong. That gal thoroughly replaced my life!

Androscoggin's key's in line with the 1900 homicide of Jessie Cobb in Lewiston, Maine. The newspaper articles and the characters contained therein are traditionally actual. The newspaper reporter and his relations are fictional characters whose goal is to inform the tale and provides the atmosphere ancient context.

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Read e-book online Lynchburg: A City Set on Seven Hills (Making of America) PDF

By Clifton Potter,Dorothy Potter

as soon as the first searching floor of the Monocan Indians and later a harmonious universal region shared with the Quakers, Lynchburg used to be a crossroads for varied cultures even prior to its founding following the French and Indian warfare. With roots within the wealthy tobacco fields, the town of 7 Hills turned one of many nation's wealthiest groups through the Civil conflict. through the powerful and hard occasions to return, Lynchburg persisted to thrive via constructing varied industries and at last changing into a revered academic center.

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Michelle Korgis-Fitzpatrick's Ozark (Images of America) PDF

By Michelle Korgis-Fitzpatrick

The identify Ozark comes from the French Aux Arcs. the city of Ozark can have gotten its identify since it is on the bend of the creek. this present day the time period Ozark refers back to the huge upland quarter that covers components of Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Kansas. Ozark, Missouri is nestled within the hills of this zone and serves because the county seat of Christian County. This publication appears to be like at Ozark's a hundred and fifty 12 months historical past, utilizing classic pictures from the Pegram assortment to trap the spirit of town and surrounding parts. Ozark has lengthy prided itself on its hospitality, and that's obtrusive right here within the photographs of individuals, occasions, colleges, railroads, and extra that experience made Ozark the nice and cozy and pleasant city it truly is today.

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Read e-book online Indiana (Images of America) PDF

By Karen Wood,Doug MacGregor

Nestled within the hills of scenic western Pennsylvania, the borough of Indiana is a middle of studying and the seat of county executive. integrated in 1816, the borough lies within the middle of the state's bituminous coal quarter. Indiana has been domestic to a large choice of industries and companies, from breweries and lumber businesses to raised schooling and yuletide tree farms. between millions of winning households and participants, Indiana is known because the domestic of actor Jimmy Stewart, Gov. John S. Fishe, and writer Ed Abbey.

Indiana, Pennsylvania is a compilation of gorgeous images that exhibit a historic neighborhood. incorporated during this priceless historical past are the key connections to the Underground Railroad, the arriving of electrical energy and phones, the 1st vehicles, and the final Civil conflict veteran. Indiana, Pennsylvania additionally positive aspects many elements of the borough that experience vanished, equivalent to Indiana's early structures and lots of the previous downtown hotels.

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Read e-book online Victorian Falls Church (Images of America) PDF

By Victorian Society at Falls Church

Falls Church, Virginia, used to be settled in 1699 and named for its first church. situated close to Washington, D.C., this rural farming neighborhood grew into an enormous crossroads through the nineteenth century. sooner than international battle II, its most vital development happened in the course of the Victorian period. the world and way of life of its citizens have been considerably impacted by means of the Northern migration into the South for higher farmland; the Civil battle; the growth of railway carrier; the constructing function as a suburb of
Washington; and armed forces buildup throughout the Spanish-American warfare. This number of classic photos portrays the folks, areas, and occasions which are valuable to the Victorian history of Falls Church.

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Download e-book for kindle: My Marquette by Tyler Tichelaar

By Tyler Tichelaar

My Marquette is the results of its author’s lifelong love affair together with his fatherland. sign up for Tyler R. Tichelaar, 7th new release Marquette resident and writer of The Marquette Trilogy, as he is taking you on a travel of the background, humans, and locations of Marquette. tales of the previous and current will depart you realizing why Marquette really is “The Queen urban of the North.” alongside the best way, Tyler describes his personal stories becoming up in Marquette, recollects friends and family, and divulges many of the humans at the back of his fictional characters. My Marquette bargains infrequent perception into how an writer creates fiction and offers a distinct evaluation of the area’s ancient value. studying My Marquette is like taking a private journey of Marquette with anyone who understands it intimately.

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New PDF release: Magnolia (Images of America)

By Victoria A. James,Cheryl L. Baisden

It used to be the sweet-smelling, flowering magnolia tree dominating the grounds close to a rural railroad cease that reworked the South Jersey payment of Greenland into the tiny borough of Magnolia. yet whereas it will probably were named for a tree, it used to be neighborhood spirit that encouraged Magnolia�s legit slogan, One sq. Mile of Friendliness. Magnolia celebrates that spirit via a powerful choice of infrequent photos. those contain Dr. Leslie Lyon, who accredited chickens as cost for residence calls through the melancholy, the kingdom police substation that secure the sector from geared up crime in the course of Prohibition, and the house of Aunt Nell, who was once constantly there to be in agreement to these in want. additionally incorporated are photos of the borough�s early electorate; faculties; church buildings; police, fireplace, and ambulance squads; companies; and group activities.

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Download e-book for kindle: Plymouth and Washington County (Images of America) by Willie Drye

By Willie Drye

Plymouth and Washington County, North Carolina, are entwined with the beginnings of yank background. the realm surrounding the Albemarle Sound was once the birthplace of North Carolina. Plymouth begun as a 17th-century buying and selling publish at the Roanoke River, which empties into the sound. while the within reach Dismal Swamp Canal opened in 1805, Plymouth was once associated with the deepwater harbor of Norfolk, Virginia, and quick grew into considered one of North Carolina�s busiest ports. With the outbreak of the Civil conflict in 1861, younger males from Washington County enlisted in either the Union and accomplice armies, and Plymouth used to be the scene of fierce combating in the course of the clash. this present day, Plymouth and Washington County allure viewers desirous to take pleasure in boating, bass fishing, and bird-watching in an unspoiled coastal desert; stopover at Civil struggle websites; or take in the interesting maritime history.

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Download PDF by Arno P. Niemand,Richard K. Scott: The Dream Team of 1947

By Arno P. Niemand,Richard K. Scott

each every so often whatever occurs on the planet of activities that reminds us all why we care approximately such things.

This ebook is the impressive, untold tale of the best staff you’ve by no means heard of, the wrestling crew of Cornell university, a personal Methodist liberal arts collage with in basic terms 415 male scholars, which gained the NCAA wrestling championship in 1947, defeating the entire significant powers via a considerable margin. This tiny Iowa university hence turned the 1st tuition outdoor of the kingdom of Oklahoma ever to win the group championship when you consider that groups have been formally famous through the NCAA; no different inner most college sooner than or due to the fact has performed so. not just that, yet with assistance from the city of Mount Vernon, and a fund-raising force, the champions traveled to San Francisco and gained the both prestigious nationwide AAU championship weeks later, therefore finishing the “grand slam” of novice wrestling.

The tale is knowledgeable by means of the nice melancholy and global struggle II, in addition to the GI invoice, which leveled the taking part in box for a number of years after the conflict. It comprises a trainer direct from critical casting, a nurturing small university, 3 learners superstars from a similar Iowa highschool, and 5 carrier veterans, all of whom bonded as a staff to defeat all comers.

Were it no longer for a major vehicle crash the next 12 months that injured of its stars, there's no telling how even more the workforce may need accomplished. The Dream staff of 1947 is a vintage David and Goliath tale that transcends the sport.

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