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House of Fallen Timbers By David Lottes
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This Blook is a selection of the first six months entries and images in the journal of my attempt to build a log cabin from dead trees and found materials. The goal was to create a small cabin... More > spending as little money as possible.< Less
Pickawillany By David Lottes
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In 1743 the remote French settlements along the Ouabache were prospering in relative peace. Four thousand miles away in Austria a king lay dying, his successor uncertain. England and France were... More > determined to place an ally on his throne. Their North American colonies were dragged into the ensuing conflict along with their native allies. A British blockade cut the French settlements off from the goods they so desperately needed to maintain their relationship with the natives on whom their survival depended. The British used this opportunity to expand their influence west beyond the Alleghenies. Establishing a fortified trading post near the headwaters of the Great Miami River. By 1752 their war over Austrian succession was long over, but their final struggle for control of North America was about to begin in a place called Pickawillany.< Less
Ouabache By David Lottes
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Ouabache is the old French spelling of Wabash, the Algonquin word waapaahšiiki, the name the Miami Indians gave to the river that runs through Ohio, Indiana and Illinois. This is a novel about... More > life in the valley during the French Colonial period. It has been over three centuries since the first of these French-speaking adventurers paddled their canoes down the Wabash River and the details of their everyday lives are still largely a mystery. Based on a mix of facts and folklore Ouabache is the story of a boy and his mother struggling to find their place on the frontier of French Colonial North America. Featuring actual events and characters from history the story follows Charlotte and her son La'Havre from the Mississippi Delta to the Wabash River Valley painting a vivid picture of life among the French and Native people who occupied the land in the eighteenth century.< Less
The Nineteenth Star: Indiana's March to Statehood By David Lottes
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A collection of essays that began as a series of feature articles published in the Monticello Indiana Herald Journal newspaper. The purpose of these articles was to provide readers with a basic... More > knowledge of Indiana's pre-statehood history From the Mound Builders through the French, British, and U.S. Territorial governments, "The Nineteenth Star" presents a chronological account of pivotal events and characters in Indiana's early history.< Less

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Inside Secrets Inside Secrets By Joseph Stumpf
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