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The Old Pike

Author : Thomas Brownfield Searight
ISBN : STANFORD:36105022352566
Genre : Cumberland Road
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Indigo Doves

Author : Marie Masters
ISBN : 9781524581787
Genre : Fiction
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Successful Indiana realtor Jacob Bildburg flips houses for a hefty profit. But none has turned his world upside down like the two hundred-year-old property at 126 Rosemund Drive. An unfortunate accident takes him on an odyssey through the stories of a group of wayward women and the broken souls who lived at the address during the American Civil War. He becomes obsessed with discovering the truth behind the original thick beams and strangely vaulted ceilings. Thanks to his unlikely narratorwho has a rare, innate talent for vividly revealing the buildings deepest secretshe gets a firsthand account of a poignant example of wars ugliness juxtaposed with true beauty.

The National Road And The Difficult Path To Sustainable National Investment

Author : Theodore Sky
ISBN : 9781611490206
Genre : Business & Economics
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The National Road is a comprehensive history of the first federally financed interstate highway, an approximately 600-mile span that joined Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois in the nineteenth century. This book covers the road's contribution to the cultural, economic, and administrative history of the United States, its decline during the second half of the nineteenth century, and its revival in the twentieth century in the form of U.S. Route 40. The story of the National Road embraces an account of its building, its constitutional significance, the unique culture that it represented, the movements and trends that transpired across its route, and the symbolic value that it held, and continues to hold, for the American people. Beyond its status as an American heritage symbol, it serves as a forceful reminder that the United States must continue to pursue the goal of sustainable national investment that began with the National Road and comparable projects during the early republic.

Maryland Historical Magazine

Author : William Hand Browne
ISBN : UCAL:B3609553
Genre : Maryland
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Guide To Reprints

Author : Albert James Diaz
ISBN : 3598239076
Genre : Out-of-print books
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The Subject Guide divides works into over 200 subject groups, facilitating targeted searches by the subject fields. Both parts of the Guide to Reprints contain an Index of Persons as Subject providing fast and reliable access to reprints focussing on specific individuals and their work. Each part also comes with an index of publishers and distributors worldwide along with all relevant information.

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Old Jamestown Across The Ages

Author : Peggy Kruse
ISBN : 154474191X
Genre : Jamestown (Mo.)
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Revision No. 1 (June 24, 2018) corrects index page numbers and adds or changes minor content.* Old Jamestown, Missouri, in far north St. Louis County, has a long and rich history that includes an American Indian settlement associated with Cahokia Mounds, land grant holders of English and Scottish heritage who arrived in the late 1700s, German immigrant farmers who came during the 1800s, and prominent wealthy families who arrived in the mid-1900s. As early as 1805, Old Jamestown ferries crossed the Missouri River to provide connections from St. Louis and Florissant to St. Charles County, which is home to Portage des Sioux, an early military outpost, and the City of St. Charles, Missouri's first state capitol. With only two miles separating the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers just to the north, Old Jamestown was also connected to Illinois locations. Today Old Jamestown has some subdivisions but development is limited because of the karst (sinkhole) topography.*Revision 1 changes are in a 5-page pdf file linked to www.oldjamestownassn.orgRoyalties for this book are donated to the Old Jamestown Association.

Old Mortality

Author : Walter Scott
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Stories Of Invention

Author : Edward Everett Hale
ISBN : NYPL:33433066337365
Genre : Children's stories
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The Last American Frontier

Author : Frederic Logan Paxson
ISBN : 9781465602268
Genre : Frontier and pioneer life
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