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  • Ohio River Road Trip

    Tracing the Country's Western Movement by

    In 2018, author and historian Randall P. Royka set out with his wife to retrace the westward movement of pioneers along the Ohio River after American Independence. Part history, part travelogue, Ohio River Road Trip shares on-the-ground experience ...


  • A Soldier's Heart

    The 3 Wars of Vietnam by

    A Soldier’s Heart is a moving and expansive memoir by Vietnam Veteran Ray Gauvin. The story takes us from the French Ghetto of Presque Isle, Maine, and the descendants of the Acadians, to military bases all over the country, and to Vietnam and back. ...


  • All but One

    Saga of the Abducted Putman Children of Gonzales Texas by

    ALL BUT ONE is a 19th Century account of the Putman children of Gonzales, Texas, who were kidnapped by Comanche's, and their father’s relentless search to find and bring them home. Spanning four decades—the 1820s to 1860s—this dramatic novel, rich ...


  • Our Roots in Floyd

    A History of Farming Families in the Town of Floyd by

    The town of Floyd had it's first settlers in the mid 1700's. There were still native Indians and wildlife we no longer see who lived in and near the area. There was no established monetary system as yet, so most trade was done in the form of ...


  • The Hero of Mississippi Burning

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    1964 was the height of the Civil Rights and Wrongs Movement, and America was in turmoil. I was eight years old and visiting the town of Philadelphia, Mississippi for a family reunion. This story is about something I have remembered from that time, ...


  • Industry and Subsistency

    E. F. Cartier Van Dissel and Sawmill Phoenix; The Logging of Old-Growth Timber and the Making of a Small Farm Community, 1897-1943 by

    The people of the Camas Valley in Washington State were founded in two socioeconomic streams as they survived the Great Depression of the 1930s and moved into the war years of the 1940s. The theoretical foundation of this history asserts the ...


  • Opportunity Knocked

    How an Idaho farm boy became a successful businessman and advocate of West Yellowstone, Montana by

    Growing up on a small family farm in the shadows of Yellowstone National Park, Clyde Glen Seely learned the importance of hard work, strong family ties and making the best of any circumstance. His first childhood responsibility was feeding bum lambs ...


  • The National Road/Route 40

    The Cumberland Pike by

    William JanTausch delivers a historical, photographic account of part of the National Road, otherwise known as Route 40. Built in the early 1800s, the National Road extends from Cumberland, Maryland to Vandalia, Illinois and contains many long, ...


  • Honto 4 Real Spooky Stories

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    Is Hawaii a supernatural hot spot? Is there is life after death? Dose the dead really walk? This questions have always fascinated people all around the world. We are captivated by people who have encountered disembodied spirits, fireballs, ...


  • History of the Town of Floyd, New York

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    Named after General William Floyd, one of the 56 who signed the Declaration of Independence, Floyd, is a small town in Central New York State in close proximity to not only pivotal points in the Revolutionary War, but also in the first radio ...