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Ohio"s last frontiersman

Connecticut mariner, Captain James Riley

by Joyce L. Alig

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Published by Mercer County Historical Society in Celina, Ohio .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Willshire (Ohio),
  • Middletown (Conn.),
  • Ohio,
  • Van Wert County.,
  • Mercer County.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Riley, James, 1777-1840.,
    • Riley family.,
    • Riley, James, 1777-1840 -- Travel.,
    • Pioneers -- Ohio -- Biography.,
    • Businessmen -- Ohio -- Biography.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Ohio -- Van Wert County.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Ohio -- Mercer County.,
    • Ship captains -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Willshire (Ohio) -- Biography.,
    • Middletown (Conn.) -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 413-418) and index.

      Other titlesCaptain James Riley
      Statementby Joyce L. Alig.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesPassport to history series ;, bk. 4, Passport to history series (Celina, Ohio) ;, bk. 4.
      ContributionsMercer County Historical Society.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF495 .R553 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 432 p. :
      Number of Pages432
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL710140M
      ISBN 101891095099
      LC Control Number97074164
      OCLC/WorldCa48893341

        The first book in the six-volume series known as The Winning of America in hardcover and Narratives of America in paperback. One of Eckert's most popular books, this is a narrative history of the opening of Kentucky and the great Northwest Territory -- Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and part of Minnesota -- during the period to , through events of the French and Indian /5(31). The Final Frontiersman is a book by James Campbell that is set in Alaska, following the life of Heimo Korth in the Arctic National Wildlife book chronicles Korth learning how to trap and hunt with the Eskimos of St Lawrence Island, which is where he met and married his wife er they moved to ANWR as homesteaders. Campbell recreates some trips that Heimo took to the Alaskan.

      The somewhat loosely constructed plot of The Frontiersman's Daughter revolves around Lael Click, the daughter of a remarkable father who was instrumental in founding their small part of Kentucky (called Kentucke because this is the s) and spent some time living with the local Indians to boot, during which time her mom ran off with her uncle/5(). Allan Eckert published The Frontiersmen over a decade ago. I have just returned to renew acquaintance with this work and have been rewarded by the effort. Eckert presents history as narrative and in this book he describes the lives, sacrifices, and problems faced by American frontiersmen – .

      Books similar to The Frontiersmen The Frontiersmen. by Allan W. Eckert. avg. rating Ratings. White man's massacre. Red man's revenge. captured the origins of the American Revolution as brilliantly as he depicted the Civil War in Gods and Generals and The Last Full Measure. Now he .   All I can say is "Wow". This book is a remarkable piece of literature that helps bring the saga of the settlement of the Ohio valley in to perspective. I am a native to the country that the book talks about (Dayton, Ohio) and that makes the book altogether more fascinating to imagine your own backyard as it was years s:


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The Final Frontiersman is a good book. I probably would have given it a star if they had that option. My two complaints about this book was the interruption of the /5().

The Frontiersmen reads much like a novel, but it is as historically sourced as possible (and contains a fair number of endnotes, though more for explaining context rather than giving sources).

Because of the format, Eckert is at pains to describe how he put his book together in a foreword/5. Heimo is truly the final frontiersman. I initially bought it because I am also an outdoor enthusiast and really enjoyed watching Heimo on the show 'The Last Alaskans' which was on Discovery Channel.

This book tells a great story about Heimos up bringing and life story as well as current everyday life up in the Bush!Reviews: The Frontiersmen Mass Market Paperback – January 1, by Allan W.

Eckert (Author)/5(31). I am fortunate to have been born in Chillicothe Ohio and currently live near Circleville Ohio in Pickaway County. This area is the main focus of the Frontiersman book where Simon Kenton and Tecumseh once roamed.

This book gave me goose-bumps when I read of some of the atrocities that occurred so close to home.5/5(5). The Last Trail is the third and final novel in Zane Grey?s Ohio River Valley trilogy.

In many ways, this concluding volume of the saga is one of perpetuation. The wilderness along the Ohio has been rapidly disappearing. Forests have been replaced by farms. Woodsmen, hunters, and frontiersmen are becoming farmers. This is true, in fact, for almost everyone except that strange and wonderful /5(6).

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Simon Kenton (April 3, – Ap ) was a United States frontiersman and soldier in West Virginia, Kentucky and was a friend of Daniel Boone, Simon Girty, Spencer Records, Thomas S.

Hinde, Thomas Hinde, and Isaac served the United States in the Revolution, the Northwest Indian War and the War of Surviving the gauntlet and ritual torture, in he was Born: April 3,Prince William County, Virginia.

The series included stories from frontiersmen and Native Americans that were notable (one example would be Tecumseh). He also wrote a play called “Tecumseh!”, which was an outdoor production, that celebrated 25 years of production at Sugarloaf Mountain Amphitheater (which is close to Chillicothe, Ohio) in the year The Final Frontiersman by James Campbell.

Heimo Korth and his family, alone in Alaska's arctic wilderness. "Heimo Korth and his family face down more adventures in a typical week than most of us experience in a lifetime. A terrific first book--by turns inspiring and unnerving and never less than wholly absorbing." --Bill Bryson, BOMC Judge.

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