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Dare County, N.C. - Road Records (1879 - 1925) By Stewart Dunaway
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Dare County is a modern’ish county, formed in 1870 from parts of Currituck, Tyrrell, and Hyde. This coastal locale will be faced with hurricanes and nor’easters – as they attempt to... More > keep the roads in passable condition. Anyone who lives on or near the Atlantic Ocean knows well the difficulty with storms, water supply, heat, insects, and daily life. To research older records, the reader/researcher will have to use the Hyde and Tyrrell County records, which were transcribed by this author. Currituck did not preserve their old records. These records are found in the miscellaneous county record box, containing 7-folders; one of the largest in the “miscellaneous collections.” Therefore, there are no petitions, but primarily road reports, and road violation issues contained here. There were no ferry records or even a road to a ferry mentioned – although several “landings” were documented.< Less
Magnolia River: Legend of Harlan County Child By R.L. Austin
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Based on a true story. A disturbing story of a child enduring massive abuse from the one he trusted the most.....his own father. His escape, only to become a boy friday to some of the biggest names... More > in L.A. and Denver. Fed up he declares a "Day of Reckoning with the Boss." His daring escape by hiding beneath a moving train.< Less
Magnolia River: Legend of Harlan County Child By R.L. Austin
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Based on a true story. A disturbing story of a child enduring massive abuse from the one he trusted the most.....his own father. His escape, only to become a boy friday to some of the biggest names... More > in L.A. and Denver. Fed up he declares a "Day of Reckoning with the Boss." His daring escape by hiding beneath a moving train.< Less
Tails Or Tales By Rikki Hawkins et al.
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Hi, my name is Rikki. Why don't you come with me for a night of tales from Caldwell County? Do you ever wonder what goes bump in the night? Follow me and find out for yourself. You will hear about... More > daring tales and ridiculous happenings in Caldwell County places.< Less
Mystery of the Lost Colony the Untold Story of Survival By Wanda Herring, William V. Pate, Sr.
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In 1587 Sir Walter Raleigh planted a colony on Roanoke Island in what was known then as "Virginia". The colony of over 100 men, women and children disappeared. Or did they? This book... More > traces the probable journey of the colony inland to Robeson County, N.C. Using historical facts, early maps, Indian accounts and current tradition of the Lumbee Indians, the authors present a logical explanation for one of our nation's greatest historical mysteries.< Less
Cynthia Ann Parker: The Story of Her Capture: At the Massacre of the Inmates of Parker's Fort ; of her quarter of a Century Spent Among the Comanches, as the wife of the War Chief, Peta Nocona; and of Her Recapture at the Battle of Pease River By James T. DeShields
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CONTEMPORARY with, and among the earliest of the daring and hardy pioneers that penetrated the eastern portion of the Mexican province of Texas, were the "Parker family" who immigrated from... More > Cole county, Illinois, in the fall of the year 1833, settling on the west side of the Navasota Creek, near the site of the present town of Groesbeck, in Limestone county, one or two of the family coming a little earlier and some a little later. The elder John Parker was a native of Virginia, resided for a time in Elbert county, Georgia, but chiefly reared his family in Bedford county, Tennessee, whence in 1818 he removed to Illinois.< Less
Golf Beat: A Year in the Life of Persimmon Pines By Larry Caringer
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Ripped directly from the pages of The Persimmon Pines Times, here are a series of electrifying articles exposing the day-to-day drama of Golf in a small town. From changes in the way weekend tee... More > times are set to eliminating wildlife from area courses to building a massive golf complex on sacred Indian land, Staff Writer Brent Green, takes Golf journalism where few dare to tread. Golf Beat is a collection of articles spanning one year in Traylor County which chronicle the passions and obsessions that lead to the sometimes cataclysmic consequences of getting involved in the Game.< Less
From A Dark & Murky Place By Dale Pierce
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Enter if you dare, into a world of uncanny horror. Thirteen tales of the supernatural all center around Tuscarawas County in the heart of Ohio. A hat once worn by a satanic bullfighter transports the... More > wearer into the bullring and beyond. Moth Men warn a man of pending disaster. A cult of vampires start their own church, apart from God. A masked pro wrestler has reasons for living in a house with black carpet. Captain Cut-Throat, an executed murderer of shady ladies, returns from the grave to kill again. These are just some of the chilling tales within this twisted and sinister book.< Less
From A Dark & Murky Place By Dale Pierce
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Enter if you dare, into a world of uncanny horror. Thirteen tales of the supernatural all center around Tuscarawas County in the heart of Ohio. A hat once worn by a satanic bullfighter transports the... More > wearer into the bullring and beyond. Moth Men warn a man of pending disaster. A cult of vampires start their own church, apart from God. A masked pro wrestler has reasons for living in a house with black carpet. Captain Cut-Throat, an executed murderer of shady ladies, returns from the grave to kill again. These are just some of the chilling tales within this twisted and sinister book.< Less
The Story of Billy the Kid By C. Stephen Badgley, Charles A. Siringo
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The true life of the most daring young outlaw of the age. He was the leading spirit in the bloody Lincoln County, New Mexico war. When a bullet from Sheriff Pat Garrett’s pistol pierced... More > his breast he was only twenty-one years of age and had killed twenty-one men, not counting Indians. His six years of daring outlawry has never been equaled in the annals of criminal history. The facts set down in this narrative were gotten from the lips of "Billy the Kid," himself, and from such men as Pat Garrett, John W. Poe, Kip McKinnie, Charlie Wall, the Coe brothers, Tom O'Folliard, Henry Brown, John Middleton, Martin Chavez, and Ash Upson. All these men took an active part, for or against, the "Kid." Ash Upson had known him from childhood, and was considered one of the family, for several years, in his mother's home. Other facts were gained from the lips of Mrs. Charlie Bowdre, who kept ''Billy the Kid” hid out at her home in Fort Sumner, New Mexico, after he had killed his two guards and escaped.< Less