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A Cabin up North By Charles Remsen
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One man's adventure in building a log home in the north woods of Wisconsin and then describing its natural environment from season to season, ending in a happy family gathering.
A Cabin up North By Charles Remsen
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One man's adventure in building a log home in the north woods of Wisconsin and then describing its natural environment from season to season, ending in a happy family gathering.
Hunters, Loggers & Bootleggers: 130 Consecutive Years & Counting By Tom Hutchison
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It started in 1885 when an adventurous young farmer from New London, Wisconsin, trekked north by rail to become a lumberjack. A love of the woods and waters near Florence, Wisconsin, would become a... More > family tradition that continues to this day. More than just the places have been the people who are memorable—the relationships of caring, sharing and love that have developed between family members, neighbors and friends from all walks of life. And the stories—from the logging and hunting camps near Florence to the tales of farmers and bootleggers who hailed from New London—have been passed down from generation to generation. Many of the stories were passed on by my dad, Alton E. Hutchison, to whom this book is dedicated. He was the second generation lumberjack and hunter and leader of “Hutch’s Gang.” And, as he would say at the conclusion of each story…“It’s the truth, by God!”< Less
Humble Roots: Earl and Caroline By Lona Root Haskins
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An epic of a poor humble family’s survival. A poignant portrayal of a beautiful woman from the northern Wisconsin countryside and a man from the city who met at the end of World War I, fell in... More > love and married. It is about raising a large family in sometimes destitute situations, and about how alcoholism affected their life, the failures of Prohibition, and a father driven to desperate measures. It is about their hard work ethic, and how finally owning property gave them a new determination to make something of their life. You will be transported back to a time of country life before electricity, indoor plumbing, washing machines, or tractors, through the years of the Great Depression and the Dustbowl, and about how the Works Project Administration rescued families from a life of total poverty, about the emergency shipyards of World War II providing a living wage to unskilled laborers, and a family apart, with life in a logging camp, and the building of a new town.< Less
Humble Roots: Earl and Caroline By Lona Root Haskins
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An epic of a poor humble family’s survival. A poignant portrayal of a beautiful woman from the northern Wisconsin countryside and a man from the city who met at the end of World War I, fell in... More > love and married. It is about raising a large family in sometimes destitute situations, and about how alcoholism affected their life, the failures of Prohibition, and a father driven to desperate measures. It is about their hard work ethic, and how finally owning property gave them a new determination to make something of their life. You will be transported back to a time of country life before electricity, indoor plumbing, washing machines, or tractors, through the years of the Great Depression and the Dustbowl, and about how the Works Project Administration rescued families from a life of total poverty, about the emergency shipyards of World War II providing a living wage to unskilled laborers, and a family apart, with life in a logging camp, and the building of a new town.< Less
Cavanagh, Forest Ranger: A Romance of the Mountain West By Hamlin Garland
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Hamlin Garland House is a site associated with the life of author... More > Hamlin Garland in West Salem, Wisconsin, United States.Hamlin Garland was born in West Salem in a log cabin in September 1860 on a farm his father bought a year earlier. When he was older, he moved away from Wisconsin and lived particularly in Massachusetts, Iowa, and Illinois. Even so, Garland fondly recalled the place of his birth. As he later recalled: "My Wisconsin birthplace has always been a source of deep satisfaction to me. That a lovely valley should form the first picture in my childhood memories is a priceless endowment... It will always remain a charming and mysterious place to me. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamlin_Garland_House< Less
The Spirit of Sweetwater By Hamlin Garland
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Hamlin Garland House is a site associated with the life of author... More > Hamlin Garland in West Salem, Wisconsin, United States.Hamlin Garland was born in West Salem in a log cabin in September 1860 on a farm his father bought a year earlier. When he was older, he moved away from Wisconsin and lived particularly in Massachusetts, Iowa, and Illinois. Even so, Garland fondly recalled the place of his birth. As he later recalled: "My Wisconsin birthplace has always been a source of deep satisfaction to me. That a lovely valley should form the first picture in my childhood memories is a priceless endowment... It will always remain a charming and mysterious place to me. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamlin_Garland_House< Less
The Eagle's Heart By Hamlin Garland
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Hamlin Garland House is a site associated with the life of author... More > Hamlin Garland in West Salem, Wisconsin, United States.Hamlin Garland was born in West Salem in a log cabin in September 1860 on a farm his father bought a year earlier. When he was older, he moved away from Wisconsin and lived particularly in Massachusetts, Iowa, and Illinois. Even so, Garland fondly recalled the place of his birth. As he later recalled: "My Wisconsin birthplace has always been a source of deep satisfaction to me. That a lovely valley should form the first picture in my childhood memories is a priceless endowment... It will always remain a charming and mysterious place to me. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamlin_Garland_House< Less
A Daughter of the Land By Gene Stratton-Porter
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Limberlost Cabin is a historic home located in Geneva, Adams... More > County, Indiana. It was built in 1895 and is a two-story, Wisconsin white cedar log dwelling containing 14 rooms. The second story is sheathed in redwood shingles. The front facade features a one-story wraparound porch with log pillars. It was built by noted author Gene Stratton-Porter (1863-1924). She moved from this home to the Gene Stratton Porter Cabin at Wildflower Woods in Rome City, Indiana in 1914. It is operated as a historic house museum and known as Limberlost State Historic Site.It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gene_Stratton_Porter_Cabin_(Geneva,_Indiana)< Less
Laddie: A True Blue Story By Gene Stratton-Porter
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Limberlost Cabin is a historic home located in Geneva, Adams... More > County, Indiana. It was built in 1895 and is a two-story, Wisconsin white cedar log dwelling containing 14 rooms. The second story is sheathed in redwood shingles. The front facade features a one-story wraparound porch with log pillars. It was built by noted author Gene Stratton-Porter (1863-1924). She moved from this home to the Gene Stratton Porter Cabin at Wildflower Woods in Rome City, Indiana in 1914. It is operated as a historic house museum and known as Limberlost State Historic Site.It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gene_Stratton_Porter_Cabin_(Geneva,_Indiana)< Less

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