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What She Saw... By Marie Benedek
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7 years ago Jezzamyn Taylor watched fairies kill her father-although, in her defense, at the same time she believed them to be your average, run-of-the-mill human murderers.One of Jazzamyn’s... More > new friends, Michael, seems to be a bit off-kilter. It occurred to her that the happy-go-lucky façade he puts on is simply an act. When she finds a note that spoke about the “Fae” hidden underneath her brother’s floorboards, she goes to her mysterious Mr. Michael for help but is strangely told her to mind her own business. Her friends reaction to the finding of the note triggered great curiosity as to who, or what, the Fae really are. With the help of an elderly woman, Jezzamyn learns just exactly who the Fae are and why Michael tried to warn her away. Because Jezzamyn Is human she wasn’t allowed to know about the Fae. The punishment for that was death. No she has to make a choice of going to their native realm or refuse their offer, and die.< Less
Historic Mill Creek By Scott Rozanski
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Life in the Straits of Mackinac during the 1700 and 1800’s was much different than today. Many tasks were accomplished by hand, including sawing logs into lumber. Two men cutting the entire day... More > could only saw about 14 boards. Many people came to the region because of the abundant fur trade. One of those men was Robert Campbell. Robert Campbell came in search of furs, but forever made a name for himself sawing lumber. Shortly after Robert Campbell arrived, Fort Michilimackinac was preparing to be dismantled and moved. Moving the fort greatly increased the need for lumber. This gave Robert Campbell the idea to build a sawmill. Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park is a National Registered Historic Site, and is toured by thousands of visitors each year. When you visit this site you will be stepping back into a time when men used axes, horses pulled logs and water powered a sawmill.< Less
The Secret of Mill Creek Raceway By Becky Coelho
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Adam had 2 dreams. One was to win the IMCA championship. The other was of a woman that haunted him. He was doing great on the IMCA circuit in the Midwest winning races at Burlington, Quincy, and... More > the Quad Cities. One night after working on his car, he saw a woman on turn four of the track at Mill Creek. Was she real or just another dream? Adam couldn’t make her out very well so he walked toward her. She had long blond hair that was blowing behind her. “Adam,” Vic yelled from the garage. “Adam, you out here?” Adam turned around when Vic called. He turned back to take another look at the woman but she was gone. “Maybe I’m just tired,” Adam said as he started back to Vic. “I’m here.” He called out to the boy. They told him she was a warning and he shouldn’t race there. He didn’t believe in ghosts. Find out if Adam wins the IMCA championship or if he finds his true love in the beautiful blond. Or if the secret of Mill Creek Raceway will stand in his way.< Less
History of Grist Mills in North Carolina - Volume 3 By Stewart Dunaway
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History of Grist Mills in North Carolina – is a compilation of ALL the mill records in the State Archives (Raleigh). These records are a combination of petitions and law suits. Not every county... More > in NC preserved their records, but what was preserved is included in this 5 volume series. The first volume has an overview about Grist Mills, including statistics and other data derived from these preserved records. The other three volumes contain the county records, in alphabetical order. These records were photographed and a short transcript of the pertinent information is provided. Some records are typed and do not require transcription. Volume 3 includes the following counties – Northampton , Onslow, Orange, and Pasquotank.< Less
History of Grist Mills in North Carolina - Volume 4 By Stewart Dunaway
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History of Grist Mills in North Carolina – is a compilation of ALL the mill records in the State Archives (Raleigh). These records are a combination of petitions and law suits. Not every county... More > in NC preserved their records, but what was preserved is included in this 5 volume series. The first volume has an overview about Grist Mills, including statistics and other data derived from these preserved records. The other three volumes contain the county records, in alphabetical order. These records were photographed and a short transcript of the pertinent information is provided. Some records are typed and do not require transcription. Volume 4 includes the following counties – Perquimans, Person, Randolph, Stokes, Surry, Tyron, Tyrell, and Wake. * Note: I had to move some of the counties from Vol 4 into Vol 5 due to page/size limits.*< Less
History of Grist Mills in North Carolina - Volume 5 By Stewart Dunaway
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This is the last volume of a 4 volume collection of Mill Records for the State of N.C. The State Archives (Raleigh)houses these original records, spanning many counties. Not all records were... More > preserved by the County, thus not in the State Archives. This final volume contains the county records for Richmond, Warren, Wayne, Wilkes, Wilson, AND CRAVEN County. VOLUME 1 has a great overview of Grist Mills, their construction, engineering, mill stones, and an overview of ALL records. * Yes, Craven and Richmond are out of order, but added in this last volume. *< Less
History of Grist Mills in North Carolina - Volume 6 By Stewart Dunaway
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This is the 6th and last volume in the complete NC State series containing all the mill records for the entire state. These original records are housed in the N.C. State Archives (Raleigh) by county.... More > They were photographed and then key aspects transcribed for indexing and cataloging. A detailed index (Last, First name) assists researchers and genealogists locating people and places. THIS VOLUME contains Cleveland, Pitt, and Rowan County records. There are maps and drawings (when helpful) illustrating locations. BECAUSE this book was created, due to my mistake of missing these county records, the front section contains the updated table and new pie-charts (found in Volume 1) which includes these records. Owners of Vol 1 do NOT need to update this volume (Vol 1), as the summary data is provided in this book.< Less
Johnston and Robson Mill History - Orange County, NC By Stewart Dunaway
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This book documents the old Johnston mill site (1793), which was sold to William Robson in 1810, for $3500. Then George Johnston and his son, built a second mill, a saw mill, on New Hope Creek. This... More > would lead to a law suit with Robson in 1823. Original documents, including many depositions and a letter to Judge Ruffin, tells the whole story. This book covers both of these mill sites and even a third mill site - Charles Johnston on New Hope Creek near Turkey Farm Road. This book has all the deed records, plats, pictures, maps and many drawings, describing the mill operations, and locations. Some basic genealogy is provided on the Johnston, and more so on for the Robson family. Cemetery locations, images of tombstones, and even the slaves burial sites are shown. New updated George Johnston Estate files which tell the family stories of 1820's. Also Charles W. Johnston Estate papers with detailed plats for division of land. Lastly, survey information about the mill off of Turkey Farm Road.< Less
Davidson County, N.C. - Mill Records (1831-1939) By Stewart Dunaway
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Davidson County Mill Records contains mainly legal issues dealing with mills. This collection is not the typical county collection, which usually includes petitions for new mills. Then as time... More > progresses law suits will appear. However, Davidson records are relatively modern. Despite this situation, what records were preserved are provided here.< Less
Rowan County, N.C. - Mill and Ferry Records (1769-1895) By Stewart Dunaway
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Rowan Mill records turn out to be almost all law suits. Although interesting events (including a wild issue over throwing a woman out of a mill – pregnant), not the typical collection. Usually... More > the records include mostly petitions for a mill, followed by law suits later on. Not here. The ferry records are basically the same thing. Here to, interesting to see the collision over Long’s ferry versus Long’s toll bridge. Nothing but lawyer heaven. Never the less, like all other county record books, images are provided of the original record, transcript included for indexing. Some maps to highlight locations. This at least documents what is in the State Archives (Raleigh).< Less