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Famous Freezes of Central Florida (Color) By Stewart Dunaway
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This book (printed in color) documents the "Great Freeze" or freezes, from the 1700's to 1990's. Although the 18th century documentation is minimal I have included as much data as can be... More > found. This book only documents "killer" freezes, which impacted the Citrus Industry. Included are a number of pictures from newspapers and my own personal collection.< Less
Famous Freezes of Central Florida - B&W By Stewart Dunaway
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This book (printed in B&W) documents the "Great Freeze" or freezes, from the 1700's to 1990's. Although the 18th century documentation is minimal I have included as much data as can be... More > found. This book only documents "killer" freezes, which impacted the Citrus Industry. Included are a number of pictures from newspapers and my own personal collection.< Less
Beginners Guide to Astrophotography By Stewart Dunaway
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This, as stated, is a beginner’s guide to astrophotography using Digital SLR cameras, primarily the Canon 20d and 5d models. Also are some images with the Meade LPI, an imaging device with... More > amazing capabilities for lunar and planetary images. Also included is a brief overview of the costs involved, including printing. One nice aspect of this book, is the pictures showing how imaging is done, via the connections to a reflector, refractor and SCT type telescopes, how to guide and some beginners viewpoints, since I have only been involved in this aspect for a little over 3 years.< Less
The Battle at Weitzel's Mill By Stewart Dunaway
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The Battle at Weitzel's Mill is the last skirmish between British and Patriot forces. British Cornwallis will ultimately meet Gen Greene at Guilford Courthouse, just after this event. Prior to this... More > clash, the same forces met at Clapp's Mill. However, this battle has several unique situations and Tarleton and Cornwallis disagree on the next moves. Read about this interesting location along with Weitzel and Summers Mill history.< Less
Caswell and Person County, N.C. - Mill Records By Stewart Dunaway
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Caswell County was formed from the northern part of Orange County. Person was divided out of Caswell. This book combines both counties. Caswell has older records, although not a lot. Yet, Person... More > County only contains two mill's and they are both law suits. However, the second law suit is full of drawings and historical notes and descriptions about the Colthran Mill.< Less
Mecklenburg Road, Bridge and Ferry Records - 1783-1921 By Stewart Dunaway
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This book contains images of the original petitions as found in the NC Archives for Mecklenburg County (Charlotte). They have been transcribed and indexed for researchers. It should be noted that... More > this county collection is NOT a complete collection, and there is only one record from 1783. This collection of road petitions are more in the 18xx time period than 18th century.< Less
Bute County, N.C. County Records (Road, Bridge, Mill and Tavern Bonds) By Stewart Dunaway
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Bute County no longer exists in N.C. This was an early County, and some of the original records remain from 1765 to 1779, when the county was divided up. This book contains images of each record.... More > This is not a large collection, however, it represents what remains in the N.C. Archives (Raleigh) dealing with Road, Bridge, Mill and Ordinary (Tavern) records.< Less
Stanly County, N.C. - Road Records (1842-1921) By Stewart Dunaway
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This book is a compliation of the road records (petitions) found in the State Archives (Raleigh). This book contains an image of the original document with a short transcript. Signatures were not... More > transcribed. All other names,locations, etc. are indexed to assist in historical research. This county did not have a very complete set of records, but what is available is included in this book. There were NO mill petitions, bridge petitions, nor any Ordinary (Tavern) bonds, and just 1 ferry record.< Less
Wake County Road and Bridge Records (1800-1869) - Vol 1 By Stewart Dunaway
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This is a collection of (images) original records found in the N.C. State Archives (Raleigh) pertaining to Road and Bridge petitions. These records provide details about old roads and bridges, as... More > well as other detailed information - such as - economics, agriculture, commerce etc. Each petition was photographed, and then the detailed information was transcribed. However, Signatures were NOT transcribed. The transcribed material is then indexed and cataloged. Included with some of these petitions are hand-drawn maps, plats and even one of Brazier water-colored maps. There is one more box of records, that tend to be much more modern, may be photographed and transcribed at a later date.< Less
Franklin County, N.C. - Mill Records - 1804-1872 By Stewart Dunaway
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Here is a great collection of Mill records for the County of Franklin. These records provide great insight to 19th century water mill's in North Carolina. Issues from the ponds, dams, flooding, etc.... More > Illness (miasma) from the mill ponds are documented as well. This book contains a law suit surrounding a mill dam construction project. It includes a detailed construction plan with a drawing for a "falling dam" in the 1850's.< Less