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Virginia and Alberta By R V By Jan Young
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This book recounts our 2017 travels from Wisconsin east through Virginia and then west across the Great Plains to Alberta and the Canadian Rockies. The book tells of the sights we saw, the... More > campgrounds we found, and the surprises, both positive and negative. It provides maps that show where we went and includes numerous full color photographs of our journey. Some of the amazing sights we saw included Virginia’s Natural Bridge, both historic Jamestown and Colonial Williamsburg, and Luray Caverns in the east along with Theodore Roosevelt and Glacier National Parks in the west and the Canadian Rockies in the areas of Banff and Lake Louise. Our visits to these sites are recounted in the book together with a detailed listing of more than fifty other attractions we visited and the forty-five campsites where we stayed. The book includes seventy full color photos and maps that show our route.< Less
The Reenactment By Marc McKeel
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When worldly, no-nonsense travel agent Pius Bird attends a reenactment of the 1622 massacres near Williamsburg, Virginia, he gets an event far more realistic than he expects. The actors pull the... More > observers into the assault, and as far as Pius can tell, it’s not an act. The violence forces him and a woman he saves into the woods where they stay hidden through the night. When they return the next morning they expect to find police cars and ambulances. Instead, they come upon a new, pristine world, the year 1622, where all signs of the 21st century have disappeared. They come to believe that they have gone back in time and would have to find a way back to their old world. What follows is an adventure of escape, of staying out of Indian wars, of avoiding battles between vengeful Englishmen and Powhatans. Eventually Pius Bird learns that not all things are as they appear.< Less
Good Hipster Man By Eric Cohen
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Will Chambers, an easygoing Brooklyn librarian who loves cartoons and punk rock music, isn't so happy-go-lucky after eight months out of work. If he doesn't find another job soon, he's going to be... More > living in a box somewhere in the New York City subway system! His back pressed firmly to the wall, Will applies for a job in trendy Williamsburg promising "lots of fresh air and unbeatable benefits." Will's unforeseen new career is an adventurous one, as he is quickly confronted with a neighborhood of hipsters, a perky orange-haired baker named Coriander, and his feelings for his former co-worker and best friend, Beth, who is definitely not your textbook children's librarian.< Less
Good Hipster Man By Eric Cohen
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Will Chambers, an easygoing Brooklyn librarian who loves cartoons and punk rock music, isn't so happy-go-lucky after eight months out of work. If he doesn't find another job soon, he's going to be... More > living in a box somewhere in the New York City subway system! His back pressed firmly to the wall, Will applies for a job in trendy Williamsburg promising "lots of fresh air and unbeatable benefits." Will's unforeseen new career is an adventurous one, as he is quickly confronted with a neighborhood of hipsters, a perky orange-haired baker named Coriander, and his feelings for his former co-worker and best friend, Beth, who is definitely not your textbook children's librarian.< Less
The Reenactment By Marc McKeel
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When worldly, no-nonsense travel agent Pius Bird attends a reenactment of the 1622 massacres near Williamsburg, Virginia, he gets an event far more realistic than he expects. The actors pull the... More > observers into the assault, and as far as Pius can tell, it’s not an act. The violence forces him and a woman he saves into the woods where they stay hidden through the night. When they return the next morning they expect to find police cars and ambulances. Instead, they come upon a new, pristine world, the year 1622, where all signs of the 21st century have disappeared. They come to believe that they have gone back in time and would have to find a way back to their old world. What follows is an adventure of escape, of staying out of Indian wars, of avoiding battles between vengeful Englishmen and Powhatans. Eventually Pius Bird learns that not all things are as they appear.< Less
The Jewish Nation of Mongols By Boris Zubry
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The Mongol nation that used to rule a half of the world for about five hundred years is on decline for the last couple hundred years. The old prophecy states that, when everything is just right,... More > someone of the different blood would come and save the nation from the financial disaster. A new archeological dig of the burial from the time when Mongols roamed the world presents the last resting place of Batu Khan - the conqueror of Eastern Europe. There is a diary written by Batu Khan that hints that Khazars - the Jews of the Central Asia were completely integrated into Mongol society. More, many, including Batu Khan himself, were married to the Jews for generations, thus they were Jews more often than the Mongols. Mongols could be another lost Jewish tribe and the nation was - The Jewish Nation of Mongols. Now, the Mongols have to fulfill the prophecy and find the person that would save the country. That takes them to the Jewish community of Williamsburg, NY.< Less
The Fort: Being a Firsthand Account of the Adventures and Hardships of a Living History Interpreter in the Wilderness of the Upper Mississippi, Having Occurred in the Years 1993-2000 By Matthew Hutchinson
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Have you ever visited a living history museum such as Colonial Williamsburg or Plimoth Plantation and wondered what goes on behind the scenes, when the visitors aren't looking? The Fort is a first... More > person memoir of the daily operation of an early-nineteenth-century living history site. Having interpreted at the site for eight seasons, the author weaves a narrative laced with humor, history and educational theory, relating what does and doesn't work when it comes to visitor-interpreter interaction. While there have been earlier books written on the subject, these tend to be heavily academic in nature; The Fort promises to be entertaining as well as educational, and will appeal to the occasional museum visitor and the professional historian alike.< Less
A Thomas Jefferson Anthology 1774-1812 By Thomas Jefferson
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Photographic facsimile of original texts. All pages accounted for and legible. includes: 1. A Summary View of the Rights of British America. Set forth in some Resolutions intended for the... More > Inspection of the Present Delegates of the People of Virginia. Now in Convention. By a Native, and Member of the House of Burgesses. [Thomas Jefferson] – Williamsburg; [1774] 2. Notes on the Establishment of a Money Unit, and of a Coinage for the United States. Thomas Jefferson – [Paris; 1785] 3. An appendix to the notes on Virginia relative to the murder of Logan's family. By Thomas Jefferson. 1800 4. A test of the religious principles of Mr. Jefferson extracted (verbatim) from his writings. 1800 5. The proceedings of the government of the United States in maintaining the public right to the beach of the Missisipi, adjacent to New-Orleans, against the intrusion of Edward Livingston. Prepared for the use of Counsel, by Thomas Jefferson. New-York; 1812< Less
Mayor James M. Palmer (1810-1863) and Sophia M. Lutterloh Palmer (Born 1818) of Hillsborough and Goldsboro, NC By C.H. Robertson, M.Ed.
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James M. Palmer served Hillsborough, NC, for over 25 years in various roles: hotel proprietor, merchant, postmaster, town commissioner and mayor. His wife, Sophia M. Lutterloh Palmer, was a... More > daughter of Brigadier General Charles Lutterloh and Eliza Comerford Lutterloh of Chatham County, NC. Their Hillsborough home, built in the Williamsburg style, is on the historical register and still serves as a private residence today. By 1860, James accepted a postal position in Goldsboro, NC, and the family relocated there. Soon afterwards, Goldboro became a Civil War battlefield and Jame died during that war. Sophia would later live in Virginia after her daughter married a celebrated civil engineer, Virginius Freeman of Norfolk, VA.< Less
Artifacts in Use By John Watson
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Artifacts in Use is a new book about the conservation of functional objects. Pipe organs serve as a case study looking into the broader questions of caring for historic objects that continue in use,... More > especially those whose restoration often remains beyond the sphere of professional conservators. The book describes the vulnerability of historical evidence during conventional restoration, and how it can be preserved during restorative conservation and subsequent use. The right to restore and use some historic artifacts is affirmed along with the obligation also to preserve their historical substance for future re-interpretation. The book examines historical value and it analyzes the diverse values we each hold as users, conservators, restorers, and caretakers of the material past. John R. Watson is Conservator of Instruments and Mechanical Arts at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.< Less

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