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PSALMS of the MONSTER RIVER CULT By William F. DeVault, Daniel S. McTaggart
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The Mountain Poet and the Romantic Poet of the Internet join forces to explore and express the microcosm that is Northern West Virginia, its people, places, and subcultures.
Point Marion...From the Beginning By Pt. Marion Library
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Compiled by members of the Community Civic Organization of Point Marion, Pennsylvania on the occasion of the new millennium, this book seeks no less than to feature all the local churches, civic and... More > social organizations, educational institutions, and local businesses -- past and present. Also given prominence: the histories of many of Point Marion's families going back more than two centuries.< Less
The Muddy Creek Ledger of Greene County By Don Corbly, Don Corbly
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The Muddy Creek Ledger was an account book maintained by William Seaton at his general merchandise store on the south bank of Muddy Creek in Cumberland Township, Greene County, Pennsylvania, from... More > 1793 to 1796. It recorded his accounting of business that he conducted with the settlers primarily in Cumberland Township, but also in neighboring Greene Township to the south and Jefferson Township to the north. It was rescued from destruction by Howard Leckey, the historian of the Ten Mile Country including Greene County, in I 936 and archived for today’s historians. The 168 ledger pages have been computer-enhanced for easier readability in this book. It contains a detailed index for the genealogically-minded readerThis book is purchased at the lowest cost through< Less
Memoirs of the Early Pioneer Settlers of Ohio By C. Stephen Badgley, S. P. Hildreth
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Under the leadership of Rufus Putnam, 48 men, departed New England during the severe winter of 1787/88 and made their way west through the mountains to Sumrill’s Ferry on the Youghiogheny... More > River. There they spent the winter building two huge flatboats and three canoes to take them down the Youghiogheny to the Monongahela River and then down the Ohio River to their destination, a point of land at the mouth of the Muskingum River. Here, these pioneers would establish the first settlement in the territory northwest of the Ohio River and name it Marietta. Among these early pioneers, who opened the door to western settlement of the United States, were many heroic men and officers of the American Revolution.This book contains the true stories of these great men and other pioneers who withstood Indian Warfare, starvation, sickness, death and deprivation to establish themselves in the wilderness of the early American frontier and begin the westward expansion of the greatest nation on earth.< Less
Along a Darkening Trail By BJ Omanson
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This collection of poems by BJ Omanson, mostly in traditional forms and written over a period of several decades, concerns earthly ruins, forsaken love, mortal remains, and mutability. Rivers are a... More > recurring theme: the Thames, the Seine, and the darker rivers of the unconscious. BJ Omanson's poetry and criticism have appeared in such literary journals as Shenandoah, Verse, The Sewanee Review, The Hudson Review, Sparrow: A Yearbook of the Sonnet, and the Academy of American Poets anthology, New Voices. He also annotated the First World War sonnets of John Allan Wyeth for the University of South Carolina Press. He is the author of two previous books of poetry, Stark County Poems: War and the Depression come to Spoon River, and The Tower at the Edge of the Wood: Bois Belleau Seventy-five Years After, both published by Monongahela Press< Less