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Double Crossings By Lee White
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Frederich Walter rests, exhausted after being among Washington’s troops at the crossing of the Delaware River in December 1776. As he falls asleep, he remembers another time of fear and... More > excitement in his life—nearly thirty years ago, when he and his family prepared to leave their home in Germany to come to America. From a poor village in Germany, Freddie and his family begin the long, dangerous journey to the New World. His mother, who is very frail, packs a beautiful, flowered bowl carefully among their belongings. They travel by foot to the Rhine River and then by riverboat to Rotterdam, where they eventually secure passage to cross the Atlantic. Through many adventures and hardships and a terrible tragedy on-board ship, Freddie eventually makes it to America—but what happened to his parents and what happened to his mother’s beautiful bowl and his other belongings?< Less
Double Crossings By Lee White
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Frederich Walter rests, exhausted after being among Washington’s troops at the crossing of the Delaware River in December 1776. As he falls asleep, he remembers another time of fear and... More > excitement in his life—nearly thirty years ago, when he and his family prepared to leave their home in Germany to come to America. From a poor village in Germany, Freddie and his family begin the long, dangerous journey to the New World. His mother, who is very frail, packs a beautiful, flowered bowl carefully among their belongings. They travel by foot to the Rhine River and then by riverboat to Rotterdam, where they eventually secure passage to cross the Atlantic. Through many adventures and hardships and a terrible tragedy on-board ship, Freddie eventually makes it to America—but what happened to his parents and what happened to his mother’s beautiful bowl and his other belongings?< Less
New Jersey State Parks: History and Facts By Kevin Woyce
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Some of New Jersey's most exciting history can be found in our more than two dozen State Parks. Names such as Wawayanda and Hopatcong remind us of the Lenape, or "Original People." Historic... More > battlefields recall New Jersey's perilous years as "the crossroads of the American Revolution." Abandoned forges still speak of our first great industry, and we can trace the beginnings of our transportation network in the paths of the Morris and the Delaware and Raritan Canals. From the top of New Jersey's highest mountain to our last undeveloped beaches, discover the stories of our parks: who called them home in the past, what happened in and around them, and how they have been preserved for generations of visitors. Illustrated throughout with original black and white photographs of New Jersey's historic landmarks, parks, and scenic wonders.< Less
My Train Station is Burlington, NC By David Robinson
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My Train Station is Burlington, North Carolina is a complete guide for anyone wanting to travel from Burlington (Alamance County), North Carolina to other cities in North Carolina, or other cities in... More > the eastern, northeastern, southern or midwestern states of the USA, or cross country to the western states on long-distance Amtrak trains. Day trips to cities in North Carolina such as Raleigh, Cary, Durham, Greensboro, High Point, Salisbury, Kannapolis, Charlotte, Selma, Wilson and Rocky Mount. Overnight trips to southern states of Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, South Carolina and Florida. One-day one-way trips to Virginia, Washington DC, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York. Stay on the same train, change trains, or sleep on the train. Fares, baggage, bicycles, discounts, student, seniors, military, AARP, AAA, departure, arrival, times, stations, directions. ideas for trips, visit family, friends, comfortable seats, relaxing travel< Less
Ludwig Hirdes, A Hessian Soldier Who Settled In America By Timothy Neal Hartis
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Ludwig Hirdes (1750-1814) was born in the small town of Breuna in Hessen-Kassel (Germany). He was baptized in the Christian Protestant church. He learned the blacksmith trade from his father. The... More > army drafted Ludwig, and he was one of thousands of Hessian troops shipped across the Atlantic Ocean to help the British fight against the American Patriots and French in the Revolutionary War. Ludwig's regiment (Rall) fought many successful battles along the east coast. But at Trenton, NJ, in 1776 American Patriot Gen. George Washington's frozen army crossed the Delaware River, surprised and defeated the Hessians. Six years later, Ludwig was on garrison duty in Charleston, SC. He and two comrades risked their lives to desert the army. They fled to a German community near Charlotte, NC. Ludwig married and started a new life as Lewis Hartis. He and his wife, Elizabeth, raised ten children. He owned a big farm and was active in church and community. This book was published 200 years after his death.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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