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York Boat Captain - 18 Life-Changing Days on the Peace River By Teresa Griffith
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Come aboard as Teresa Griffith recounts the adventures of the first York Boat to ply the waters of the Peace River in 80 years. She and her intrepid crew face bad weather, long days, hordes of... More > mosquitoes and deep, sucking mud in their historical reenactment of a 540-km (335-mile) journey on one of Canada's largest rivers.< Less
Tom Swift and His Motor-Boat By Victor Appleton
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Made for the 100th anniversary of the series, this book contains the original 1910 text for the second volume of the series plus an article about the history of the Tom Swift books and a checklist of... More > the titles in all 5 series plus other collectibles.< Less
HOXIE, A Genealogy and Family History By Ron Flynn
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In 1650, a young teenage boy arrived at the Town of Sandwich, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts on a boat that had sailed from England. When he got off the boat, the Port Master asked his name. In a... More > thick accent the boy said “Hawk-sie”. It was written down as “Hoxie”. That was the beginning of the HOXIE nmae, and from that boy everyone in the World with the Hoxie name, and all its derivative spellings, is descended. To this date, no one has found the exact origin of that boy or his name. There is a chapter on the suspected origins of the Hoxie name, and where the HOXIEs are living today. This book chronicles the genealogies of the various HOXIE families through the generations and their moves from Massachusetts to: Rhode Island, New York, and eventually to Iowa. The family histories include many maps and photos. The Table of Contents for this book can be found at www.ronflynn.com (link at upper right). 82 numbered pages.< Less
Frontenac - The Forgotten Steamboat Fire on Lake Cayuga By Adam Grohman
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A UHRS Short History Publication that recounts the forgotten fire aboard the Frontenac on Lake Cayuga. This short history includes images of the vessel before and after the fire and a complete... More > listing of sources.< Less
400 Years in Manhattan By Noah Diamond
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For seven years, writer and performer Noah Diamond worked as a New York City tour guide - on double-decker buses, on boats, and on foot. In 2007, with his collaborator Amanda Sisk, he premiered... More > "400 Years in Manhattan," a stage show which combined material from his tours with recollections of the tour guide life, accompanied by a spectacular animated slideshow. This book includes the complete text, supplemented with extensive notes, an index, and images from the show. "400 Years in Manhattan" is the story of an enchanted island, and the story of telling the story.< Less
One Allied Sailor By Carol Ann Lindsay
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In this book, which reads like a novel, Dirk Baatenburg de Jong, a Dutch Merchant Marine, is involved with a war he never signed up for after the Nazis invaded his native country, The Netherlands.... More > After being part of the Battle of the Atlantic, fighting in the Mediterranean and Pacific Theatres, Dirk settled in the United States where he confronted another, more insidious threat, a corrupt labor union that threatened the life of his family. This is a must read for anyone interested in history, human survival, love, and unknown heroes.< Less
Statue of Liberty NYC By AMNON SUODAI
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The Statue of Liberty is perhaps New York City's most familiar landmark and the easiest one to overlook since it's only accessible by boat. This historic monument has welcomed so many generations of... More > hopeful Americans to our shores. The American Family Immigration History Center at Ellis Island (which is temporarily closed) contains more than 25 million Port of New York passenger arrival records and 900 ship pictures circa 1892–1924.< Less
Bound for Gardiner’s Island By Springs School Opera Company
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Bound for Gardiner’s Island is based on a true adventure of children growing up on Long Island. Set in the early 1900s, Bound for Gardiner’s Island is based on the true adventure of... More > children growing up on Long Island in the fishing hamlet of Springs, East Hampton, New York. The children venture forth on a small boat to find Captain Kidd’s treasure, buried on Gardiner’s Island in 1699. Written as a play with music, students portray in words and music the dramatic experience of self-discovery. Meet Hunter, a ten-year-old boy, who comes from a long line of fishermen. Every day is a “fine day for fishin’” for him and his trusty dog Coastal, a yellow lab. Nell just wants to leave Springs and get rich.< Less
My Memories of Eighty Years By Chauncey M. (Chauncey Mitchell) Depew
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Chauncey Mitchell Depew (April 23, 1834 – April 5,... More > 1928) was an attorney for Cornelius Vanderbilt's railroad interests, president of the New York Central Railroad System, and a United States Senator from New York from 1899 to 1911.Depew was born on April 23, 1834, and later attended Peekskill Military Academy for 12 years. During his college years at Yale University (from 1852 to 1856), Depew joined many clubs and won several honors: second dispute appointments Junior and Senior years; speaker at Junior Exhibition and Commencement; member of the Thulia Boat Club, Linonia (third president), Kappa Sigma Epsilon, Kappa Sigma Theta, Psi Upsilon, and Skull and Bones. :165After graduating from Yale, Depew entered the office of Edward Wells, a lawyer in Peekskill, as a student. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chauncey_Depew< Less
Bound For Gardiner’s Island By Springs School Opera Company
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Bound for Gardiner’s Island, a play with music, is based on the true adventure of children growing up in the fishing hamlet of Springs, East Hampton, New York in the early 1900s. The children... More > venture forth on a small boat to find Captain Kidd’s treasure, buried on Gardiner’s Island in 1699. Meet Hunter, a ten-year-old boy, who comes from a long line of fishermen. Every day is a “fine day for fishin’” for him and his trusty dog Coastal, a yellow lab. Nell just wants to leave Springs and get rich. She thinks her only chance to escape her life is to convince her friends to sail over to Gardiner’s Island across the bay and find the treasure that legendary Captain Kidd buried there years ago under the “biggest tree.” If only they could find it! Of course the kids don’t bargain on stormy weather, a little sister, and a “bossy” general. Set up a stage or act out this adventure in your backyard while learning about life 100 years ago from the point of view of real children.< Less

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