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Old Fashioned Dealer's Choice Poker : The Kind Grandpa Used to Play By C. Stephen Badgley
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This book contains 41 games and variations of card games that have been played and enjoyed for generations and you don’t have to be a poker pro or expert to play them. Long before television... More > was invented, folks would gather at different houses for “Friday” or “Saturday” night poker parties. Dealer’s Choice was the rule. Many games were invented at these “nights out” and their popularity spread across the nation with different names and variations being added as they were played in other areas by different folks. The games in this book are games that my friends and my family have played and enjoyed for over a half a century. These games are guaranteed to provide hours and hours of fun and excitement for you and your friends.< Less
Where the Lilies Cry By C. Stephen Badgley
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Just before the Shawnee leave their homeland in Ohio, forced to move west by the ever growing influx of settlers, an old warrior journeys with his grandchildren back to the place where he was born.... More > The site of a once thriving little village on the Ohio River called Quenolapay Ohtenatit, or Little Buck Town. He tells them of his grandfather, James Letart, a Frenchman and adopted Shawnee who long ago established a trading post across the river from the village. He tells them the story of his father, Cahiktodo, whose English name was James Letart Jr., and his Delaware mother, Chihopekelis or Bluebird and her beautiful field of lilies. This story, a work of historical fact and fiction, gives a glimpse of the past and of the people who lived in this little Shawnee and Delaware village on the Ohio River, before the white man came and literally wiped out a way of life that will never be experienced again.< Less
Arcadia By C. Stephen Badgley
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Arcadia is a story of undying love set during the tumultuous years of the American Civil War. Two children, Gabriel and Lorena found a very special, mystical place near their homes in the Appalachian... More > hills of southern Ohio and claimed it as their own. They named it Arcadia and at this place, they grew up, fell in love and promised each other that they would be together for eternity. The Civil War separated the two for a while, a long while, but Lorena knew in her heart that someday Gabriel would return and they would once again be as happy as the first day they laid eyes on Arcadia. Some say that Arcadia was a special place that God created and preserved for these two individuals. Some say it is a fluke of nature. The story of Gabriel, Lorena and Arcadia became a family story that was passed down generation to generation along with a warning not to interfere with the happenings there. An old man, a descendant who experienced some of these strange happenings, decides to pass the story on to his family.< Less
A Point of Controversy - The Battle of Point Pleasant - Poffenbarger VS Lewis By C. Stephen Badgley
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Was the “Shot heard round the World” at Lexington actually an echo from the gently rolling hills around the confluence of the Great Kanawha and Ohio Rivers? Was the Battle of Point... More > Pleasant actually the first battle of the American Revolution? At the beginning of the 20th century, through the tireless efforts of Mrs. Livia Nye Simpson Poffenbarger, the battle site, the monuments and the recognition by congress that this was a ”battle of the Revolution” were secured. If it was indeed a battle of the Revolution, then it was the first as it occurred six months before the fight at Lexington. Her adversary was Virgil Anson Lewis, noted Historian and Archivist for the State of West Virginia. Both he and Livia wrote books on this controversial subject and these books are both presented complete in this volume. This book has some very interesting, thought provoking facts and speculations for you to consider as you ponder the works of these two historians and form your own opinion.< Less
American Football 1921 By C. Stephen Badgley & Charles Dudley Daly
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“Smashmouth Football” That term came from the way the game of American Football was coached and played at the end of the 19th Century and the early years of the 20th century. Coach Daly... More > compared the game of football to war and that’s how he played and coached the game. Almost all of the well known, best coaches of the time used basically the same principles in training and game planning as Coach Daly describes in this book. “The defensive line man may take a low position inside his opponent and make a straight charge with one hand on the throat and the other on the face, thus moving the opponent by steering his head. Or he may, in charging, step to the outside, striking a blow on the side of the opponent's head.” Charles Dudley Daly< Less
Biographical Sketches - Of General Nathaniel Massie, General Duncan McArthur, Captain William Wells and General Simon Kenton By C. Stephen Badgley & Colonel John McDonald
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This book which was originally written in 1838, contains the true life stories of four of the greatest pioneers and frontiersmen who ever lived and participated in the early settlement of the... More > territory northwest of the Ohio River which was opened for settlement by the Ordinance of 1787. In those days the old growth forest spread her canopy over the land and in her shadows lurked dangers of every kind. Many unwary pioneers and settlers lost their lives in wresting this land from the Indians who claimed it for their own and were willing to fight and die to keep it. The author, John McDonald not only knew these men personally, he also shared in many of the same adventures right along with them. His first hand knowledge and experience of the events shows itself in his writing.< Less
True Stories of Indian Captivities By C. Stephen Badgley & Samuel G. Drake
eBook (ePub): $10.95
This book contains true stories of the horror, hardship, bloody warfare, torture and loss of loved ones that the early pioneer settlers on the frontier endured during undoubtedly the most terrifying... More > and trying time in the history of our country. These stories were gathered by the author Samuel G. Drake and published back in 1857. Some of the stories he gathered were taken directly from the mouths of the survivors. Warning: Very Graphic.< Less
An Historical Account of the Expedition Against Sandusky in 1782 - Under Colonel William Crawford By C. Stephen Badgley & C. W. Butterfield
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In 1782 during the American Revolution, Pennsylvania and Virginia militiamen under the command of Colonel William Crawford , a very close friend of General George Washington, launched a retaliatory... More > expedition against the British allied Indians, the Wyandot and Delaware. Their villages were located along the Sandusky River in Northwestern Ohio. The account of this expedition and the graphic descriptions of the events that occurred, as told by C. W. Butterfield, renowned historian and author of the 19th Century, will leave you spellbound. Everyone with an interest in the early American frontier and the American Revolution should have this book in their library.< Less
Lewis Wetzel - The Renowned Virginia Ranger and Scout By C. Stephen Badgley & Robert Cornelius V. Meyers
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Lewis Wetzel, a famous scout and ranger on the early American frontier just west of the Appalachian Mountains. He is a true American icon, but is he a hero or a villain? Almost all of the early... More > settlers considered him a hero because he vowed to "kill any Indian" who crossed his path and in doing so deterred the Indians from striking the settlements. Others of the time considered him a barbarous, psychotic murderer for killing innocent Indians, including women and children and thus incited the Indians to warfare against the growing population of whites. They claim Lewis Wetzel did everything in his power to prevent peace between the Indians and the settlers so he could keep on killing with impunity. The author of this book wrote the story of Lewis Wetzel in almost novel-like form which makes for very interesting reading and he attempts to keep the middle ground as to whether Wetzel was a hero or a villain. He has left it up to you, the reader, to decide.< Less
American Slavery As It Was in 1839 - Testimony of a Thousand Witnesses By C. Stephen Badgley & Theodore D. Weld
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This book was created from the original title” American Slavery as it is in 1839-Testimony of a Thousand Witnesses” written by Theodore Weld. It was the book that inspired Harriet... More > Beecher Stowe to pen her novel “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” and along with that book, helped ignite the flames of the American Civil War. The first hand, eyewitness accounts in this book both shocked and infuriated many people in the northern free states who knew that slavery was bad...but had no idea just how bad it really was. The Abolitionist movement took off and began to grow with increased pressure being put on our government to end this abomination. The southern slave states bitterly opposed any new laws to remove this blight from our country and the end result was Civil War.< Less

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