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Earthfast, the Dawn of a New World By Richard Thornton
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Earthfast is the culmination of a lifetime of architectural practice and seven years of concentrated research. The journey began when archeologists at the American Museum of Natural History asked... More > Richard to prepare architectural drawings of the Mission Santa Catalina de Guale on St. Catherines Island, GA. One discovery led to another. A big, black hole in American history was filled by reading dozens of obscure 16th and 17th century books, plus visiting many archaeological sites. Being Creek Indian, Richard was able to discern evidence from passages on Native Americans that were missed by earlier scholars. This is the first book to comprehensively examine the architecture and planning practices of the early French, Spanish and English colonies. It is unique. Richard Thornton is a professional Architect & City Planner with degrees from Georgia Tech and Georgie State University. He is the national Architecture columnist for the Examiner and appeared on the premier of the History Channel's America Unearthed.< Less
Earthfast, the Dawn of a New World By Richard Thornton
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Earthfast is the culmination of a lifetime of architectural practice and seven years of concentrated research. The journey began when archeologists at the American Museum of Natural History asked... More > Richard to prepare architectural drawings of the Mission Santa Catalina de Guale on St. Catherines Island, GA. One discovery led to another. A big, black hole in American history was filled by reading dozens of obscure 16th and 17th century books, plus visiting many archaeological sites. Being Creek Indian, Richard was able to discern evidence from passages on Native Americans that were missed by earlier scholars. This is the first book to comprehensively examine the architecture and planning practices of the early French, Spanish and English colonies. It is unique. Richard Thornton is a professional Architect & City Planner with degrees from Georgia Tech and Georgie State University. He is the national Architecture columnist for the Examiner and appeared on the premier of the History Channel's America Unearthed< Less
Itsapa: the Itza Mayas in North America By Richard Thornton
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This book is the focus of the internationally televised debut of "America Unearthed" on the History Channel. The program ends with stating that this book has turned the history books upside... More > down. It is one of the most remarkable archaeological discoveries ever in North America. All evidence suggests that Itza Maya farmers took refuge here after volcanoes and drought devastated their homeland. Around the year 1000 AD, Native Peoples built at least 200 stone masonry terraces up a 700 feet high mountain slope near the State of Georgia's highest mountain. The book contains 380 color photographs and computer-generated virtual reality images; most by the author. It includes newly discovered information about mining expeditions into the Southeast by the Mayas. Richard Thornton is the national architecture and Native American history columnist for the Examiner, and in 2009 was the architect of Oklahoma's Trail of Tears Memorial in Tulsa. He has studied Mesoamerican architecture in Mexico.< Less
Itsapa: the Itza Mayas in North America By Richard Thornton
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This book has changed history. The international premier of "American Unearthed" on December 21, 2012 proved several of its theories. The Track Rock Terrace Complex is one of the remarkable... More > archaeological discoveries in North America. Around 1000 AD Native Americans built a massive terrace farming complex that rose 700 feet up the steep slopes of a Georgia Mountain. The site covers a half square mile and includes at least 160 masonry retaining walls, plus the stone ruins of buildings, effigy animals and hydrological structures. Also on the site is a dormant volcano fumarole. The Mayas considered such geological features as windows to the deities and afterlife. Creek Indian architec and city planner, Richard Thornton, takes the reader on a heavily illustrated tour thorugh the Native American history of the Southern Highlands. The 200 page book contains 340 original photographs and computer generated virtual reality images.< Less
Mr. Gaither's Aphorisms By Richard Thornton
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Mr. Gaither's Aphorism Book - A compilation of aphorisms from the legendary Montgomery Bell Academy Latin teacher
Talliya Machusee Studio By Richard Thornton
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The brochure describes the broad level of creative services from Talliya Machusee Studio available to Native American tribes, archaeological museums and historic sites. Talliya Machusee is Muskogee... More > for "The New Town Planner"< Less
Talliya Machusee Studio By Richard Thornton
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The brochure describes the broad level of creative services from Talliya Machusee Studio available to Native American tribes, archaeological museums and historic sites. Talliya Machusee is Muskogee... More > for "The New Town Planner"< Less
The Forgotten History of North Georgia By Richard Thornton
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This concise, but heavily illustrated book, takes the reader on a journey through time from 1200 BC to 2016 AD, so you will learn what is known about the region's past.There is very little said about... More > Native Americans and Colonial Period in the state historic markers of North Georgia that is accurate. During the mid-20th century state employees and amateur historians created an inaccurate understanding of this beautiful region's past, based on frontier folklore and poorly researched speculations. The new 2016 Edition includes discoveries made since the first edition of the book in 2014. It includes the Migration Legend of the Creek People, which was lost in 1735 and discovered by the author in England in April 2015. The new edition also includes a recently discovered letter from a director of the French-English colony of Melilot in Northeast Georgia to a Protestant minister in Rotterdam. It is dated January 6, 1660! However, North Georgia still has many secrets to reveal.< Less
The Lord of Cumberland By Richard Thornton
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This is the true story of three Georgia Tech students, who become stranded on Cumberland Island, GA in 1971 and have to live off the land for ten days until rescued. The central plot of the book is... More > preceded and followed by fascinating descriptions of life during the Viet Nam War Era. Probably the most interesting scene is when the author is playing Allman Brothers and Lynnard Skynard records with Gov. Jimmy Carter, when a very young Senator Joe Biden knocks unexpectedly at the apartment door. He subsequently asks Jimmy to run for President of the United States. The 144 pages include 88 original color photographs of Cumberland Island or Georgia in 1971 - the year of the expedition.< Less
Ancient Roots III: The Indigenous People and Architecture of the Ocmulgee-Altamaha River Basin By Richard Thornton
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Ancient Roots III is the result of a lifetime of research by the Architect-Author. He began his career exploring ancient ruins in the jungles and mountains of Mexico and now continues to provide... More > those experiences to the study of his own Native American culture. The author provides clear linguistic, architectural and artifact proof of contact between the Mayas and the ancestors of the Creek Indians. This fascinating book contains 136 full color pages and over 300 images - most of which are original artwork or photographs by the author.< Less