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O Pioneers! By Willa Cather
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Alexandra Bergson, a young Swedish immigrant girl who inherits her father’s farm and must transform it from raw prairie into a prosperous enterprise, is the first of Cather’s great... More > heroines—all of them women of strong will and an even stronger desire to overcome adversity and succeed. But the wild land itself is an equally important character in Cather’s books, and her descriptions of it are so evocative, lush, and moving that they provoked writer Rebecca West to say of her: “The most sensuous of writers, Willa Cather builds her imagined world almost as solidly as our five senses build the universe around us.”< Less
A Convict Pioneer By B.G & P.C. Smith
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The life and times of Cooper Smith, A Convict Pioneer who lived from 1827 to 1871. He was a convict transported from England to Van Diemen’s Land in 1845, to serve 12 years hard labour in the... More > British Penal Colony which is now Tasmania, Australia. The untold story of our great great grandfather a convict pioneer. He spent time in Avoca, Buckland, Butler Point near Bicheno, Cascades, Castle Forbes Bay, Fingal, Franklin, Hobart, Hobart Prison Barracks or Tench, Victoria Huon, Lenah Valley, Lucaston, Rokeby, Impression Bay, Long Point Maria Island, New Town, Lagoon Bay and Launceston in Tasmania, clearing the land and building the infrastructure for future generations of Australians to enjoy.< Less
Memoirs of an American Pioneer By Don Lehman Jr.
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These are the memoirs of an authentic American pioneer farmer – handwritten at the age of 89 in 1907- over a century ago. The primary intent of this outpouring of reflections was to impart some... More > lessons to his many grandchildren. His writings impart the struggles, hardships, and joys of life growing up on the untamed prairie. Intermixed in his life’s saga are vignettes of politics, day-to-day life, and religion, as he was a devout member of the Reformed Presbyterian Church. All his little tales are mixed with practical pioneer wisdom based in the Bible as well as the poems of Whittier. “When a man and woman in the loving integrity of their honor and purity of their hearts unite their fortunes and live as husband and wife and start out to build a home and raise a family, it is not only their privilege but their duty to avail themselves of every reasonable faculty that will aid them in the most serious tasks that falls to the lot of mortals. A record of lives before us should be a help.”< Less
Mars Exile: The New Pioneers By Anthony Sheehy
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David Brennan arrived on Mars as a convict nine of Mars’ years ago. His past still haunts him, but so does his responsibilities. The memory of his long dead companions and friends fills his... More > nightmares. He will have to choose between his fears and the future of Mars. Life in the City of Opportunity is not easy. Strikes cripple the building programme and new people are needed to replace the expertise lost to Mars’ degenerative disease. Can David step up to the plate and overcome the past to lead not only his city, but all of Mars to a new and prosperous future? As the New Pioneers rise up and take hold of the future at any cost, they will come to find out just how far people are willing to exact that cost.< Less
Mars Exile: The New Pioneers By Anthony Sheehy
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David Brennan arrived on Mars as a convict nine of Mars’ years ago. His past still haunts him, but so does his responsibilities. The memory of his long dead companions and friends fills his... More > nightmares. He will have to choose between his fears and the future of Mars. Life in the City of Opportunity is not easy. Strikes cripple the building programme and new people are needed to replace the expertise lost to Mars’ degenerative disease. Can David step up to the plate and overcome the past to lead not only his city, but all of Mars to a new and prosperous future? As the New Pioneers rise up and take hold of the future at any cost, they will come to find out just how far people are willing to go to exact that cost.< Less
Mars Exile: The New Pioneers By Anthony Sheehy
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David Brennan arrived on Mars as a convict nine of Mars’ years ago. His past still haunts him, but so does his responsibilities. The memory of his long dead companions and friends fills his... More > nightmares. He will have to choose between his fears and the future of Mars. Life in the City of Opportunity is not easy. Strikes cripple the building programme and new people are needed to replace the expertise lost to Mars’ degenerative disease. Can David step up to the plate and overcome the past to lead not only his city, but all of Mars to a new and prosperous future? As the New Pioneers rise up and take hold of the future at any cost, they will come to find out just how far people are willing to go to exact that cost.< Less
The Vocabualry Game Riddles By Parley Pioneers Inc.
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These fun and exciting riddles are great for building vocabulary skills and lateral thinking skills. They can be used with The Vocabulary Game Board or as a fun game by themselves. Play with... More > someone today!< 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
Early Trade Routes: Adventures and Recollections of a Pioneer Trader, with an Account of His Share in the Building of Buffalo Harbor By Captain Benjamin Sloan
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Adventures and Recollections of a Pioneer Trader, with an Account of His Share in the Building of Buffalo Harbor.
Benjamin Hale: New England Stagecoach Pioneer By Dr. G. William Freeman
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Hale started as a young Jehu in his father’s single coach business, and at age 26 he was managing the family business. He then organized and consolidated opposing stage lines to launch the... More > Eastern Stage Company. During the difficult times of economic hardship in Newburyport, Hale continued to provide passenger and mail service from Newburyport to Boston and Portsmouth NH. In 1814, Hale purchased a large brick building for the new Wolfe Tavern which became the headquarters of Eastern Stage. The Eastern Stage Company was successful and became an acknowledged power in the stagecoach industry for more than 20 years. In 1833, Eastern had 500 horses and 60 stages, was debt-free, and had no accidents or injuries. Hale was later awarded a Presidential appointment as the Postmaster in Newburyport, a prestigious position in town.< Less