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McCullough, David G.

Summary: As part of the Treaty of Paris, in which Great Britain recognized the new United States of America, Britain ceded the land that comprised the immense Northwest Territory, a wilderness empire northwest of the Ohio River containing the future states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin. A Massachusetts minister named Manasseh Cutler was instrumental in opening this vast territory...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press Large Print 2019

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Johnston, Terry C.

Summary: In the early 1800s, a Kentucky farm boy abandons the security of home, and his girlfriend, for a life of adventure. At 16, Titus Bass runs away to become a deckhand on a Mississippi flatboat, the first of many frontier escapades. But he tires of adventure and becomes a blacksmith.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1995

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1 available in Adult- Western, Call number: Western Johston 1996

McCullough, David G.

2 holds on 10 copies

Summary: "Best-selling author David McCullough tells the story of the settlers who began America's migration west, overcoming almost-unimaginable hardships to build in the Ohio wilderness a town and a government that incorporated America's highest ideals"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977 MCC

Johnston, Terry C.

Summary: In the early 1800s, a Kentucky farm boy abandons the security of home, and his girlfriend, for a life of adventure. At 16, Titus Bass runs away to become a deckhand on a Mississippi flatboat, the first of many frontier escapades. But he tires of adventure and becomes a blacksmith.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1995

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: WES JOH

Calloway, Colin G. (Colin Gordon)

Summary: "In 1791, General Arthur St. Clair led the United States Army in a campaign to destroy a complex of Indian villages at the Miami River in northwestern Ohio. Almost within reach of their objective, St. Clair's 1,400 men were attacked by about one thousandIndians. The U.S. force was decimated, suffering nearly one thousand casualties in killed and wounded, while Indian casualties numbered only a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.4 CAL

Hanna, Charles A. (Charles Augustus)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Priv. Print. [J.J. Little & Co.] 1900

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2 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 977 Hanna

McCullough, David G.

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "As part of the Treaty of Paris, in which Great Britain recognized the new United States of America, Britain ceded the land that comprised the immense Northwest Territory, a wilderness empire northwest of the Ohio River containing the future states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin. A Massachusetts minister named Manasseh Cutler was instrumental in opening this vast territory...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: This series covers America's history from the age of Pre-Columbian Native Americans, through European discovery, colonization, independence, the forging of a young nation, and the settling of the American frontier. Students will look at the history of the United States from a new perspective, as they explore the events that have shaped modern American society. Professor Linwood Thompson is the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 EAR
2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 1
Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 2

Linklater, Andro.

Summary: Linklater's fascinating, provocative and eye-opening story of why America has ended up with its unique system of weights and measures, is explained in this volume that also shows how it has shaped the culture and country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Co. 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 LIN

Johnston, Terry C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2001

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1 available in Adult- Western, Call number: Western Johnston 2002

Williams, Geoffrey

Summary: The incredible story of a flood of near-biblical proportions-its destruction, its heroes and victims, and how it shaped America's natural-disaster policies for the next century. Fourteen states in all, along with every major and minor river east of the Mississippi.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.34 WIL

Johnston, Terry C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JOH

Eckert, Allan W.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977 ECK

Havighurst, Walter

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 1970

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977 HAV

Jankowski, Emily

Summary: The historical significance of the Great Lakes region stretches from thousands of years ago to the present day. Home to factories, important historical landmarks, and miles of coastline, the Great Lakes region is steeped in the past, but looking ahead to the future. Readers follow the growth of the Great Lakes, beginning with early battles to settle and control the region. Sidebars add to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2015

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 977 JAN

Millard, Candice.

Summary: The true story of Theodore Roosevelt's harrowing 1914 exploration of one of the most dangerous rivers on earth, a black, uncharted tributary of the Amazon that snakes through one of the most treacherous jungles in the world. Indians armed with poison-tipped arrows haunt its shadows; piranhas glide through its waters; boulder-strewn rapids turn the river into a roiling cauldron. After his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2005

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 918.1 Mil

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 918.1 MIL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 918.1 Millard 2005

Garrison, James B.

Contents: With history as a guide. Stenton -- Pennsbury Manor -- House in Pennsylvania -- Great Valley Mill (Richard Haughton House) -- Buena Vista (Governor C. Douglas Buck House) -- Green Bank (A. Thornton Baker Jr. House) -- Edward Browning residence -- St. Peter's Church in the Great Valley -- Originality : the early colonial revival. Burnswark (Dr. R.B. Okie, Sr. House) -- Longvue (Percy Wilson Jr....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rizzoli 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 720 GAR