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The Construction of the Erie... - KidCaps
 

The Construction of the Erie...KidCaps

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Johnny was a hoggee. Do you know what a hoggee was? A hoggee was the person, often a young boy, who walked with the horses and mules that pulled boats and barges through the Erie Canal. You can see a picture of one at the beginning of this … more

The Construction of the Erie Canal:A History Just for Kids
KidCaps
English
Happenstance (Sightline Books) - Robert Root
 

Happenstance (Sightline Books)Robert Root

Reflecting on how a student’s parents met because of a fly ball to center field in a summer softball game, author Robert Root wondered how the lives of that student’s parents and of the student himself would have changed had the batter bunt… more

Happenstance (Sightline Books)
Robert Root
University Of Iowa Press , English
Bond of Union - Gerard T. Koeppel
 

Bond of UnionGerard T. Koeppel

Conceived in the early 1800s and completed in 1825, the Erie Canal was the boldest and biggest American engineering project of its century, with enduring political, social, and economic effects. It was the Erie Canal that first opened up th… more

Bond of Union
Gerard T. Koeppel
Da Capo Press , English
On the Other Side of the Bed Pan - Pat Martin
 

On the Other Side of the Bed PanPat Martin

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This a story of a nurse going from the care giver to the patient. Six weeks in hospital six months of recovery and subsequently being able to Ride a bike on the Erie Canal 68 miles along with my surgeon and raise over ten thousand dollars… more

On the Other Side of the Bed Pan
Pat Martin
Xlibris , English
A Place in History: Albany i... - Warren Roberts
 

A Place in History: Albany i...Warren Roberts

A journey into Albany’s historic past and the city’s role in three pivotal historical narratives: the American Revolution, the French Revolution, and the construction of the Erie Canal

A Place in History: Albany in the Age of Revolution, 1775-1825 (Excelsior Editions)
Warren Roberts
State University of New York Press , English
The Secret on Blackberry Lan... - Lavender Lace
 

The Secret on Blackberry Lan...Lavender Lace

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An old hermitage, a lost ‘pot’ of gold, the rebuilding of the famous Wabash and Erie Canal, and the search for a missing shipping magnate form the background to Tana’s and Thor’s vacation with her grandparents near Port Gibson, Indiana, a … more

The Secret on Blackberry Lane (The Lavender Series Book 5)
Lavender Lace
Refuge Press Publishers , English
Seas and Waterways of the Wo... -
 

Seas and Waterways of the Wo...

Seas and Waterways of the World: An Encyclopedia of History, Uses, and IssueS≪/i> offers a comprehensive introduction to humanity’s historical reliance on the world’s seas and waterways and how that reliance continues to evolve.Over the … more

Seas and Waterways of the World: An Encyclopedia of History, Uses, and Issues
ABC-CLIO , English
Wedding of the Waters: The E... - Peter L. Bernstein
 

Wedding of the Waters: The E...Peter L. Bernstein

One corner of the great American panorama enlarged to highlight starry-eyed visionaries, political machinations, indefatigable ingenuity, and cockeyed optimism.”—Kirkus ReviewsThe building of the Erie Canal, like the construction of the Br… more

Wedding of the Waters: The Erie Canal and the Making of a Great Nation
Peter L. Bernstein
W. W. Norton & Company , English
Silver Ribbon Skinny - Marilyn W. Seguin
 

Silver Ribbon SkinnyMarilyn W. Seguin

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Silver Ribbon Skinny is a work of historical fiction. The main character, Skinny Nye, is based upon the character Pearl Nye, who was born in 1872 and died in 1950, just short of his 79th birthday. Pearl began writing a story about one of hi… more

Silver Ribbon Skinny
Marilyn W. Seguin
Branden Books , English
Bluebird of Brockport, A Nov... - Donna Winters
 

Bluebird of Brockport, A Nov...Donna Winters

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Bluebird of Brockport, A Novel of the Erie Canal offers a wholesome, page-turning story especially well-suited for young adult historical fiction readers, but of equal interest to adult historical fiction enthusiasts. Of recently published … more

Bluebird of Brockport, A Novel of the Erie Canal (Great Lakes Romances Book 16)
Donna Winters
Bigwater Publishing , English
Erie Water West: A History o... - Ronald E. Shaw
 

Erie Water West: A History o...Ronald E. Shaw

The construction of the Erie Canal may truly be described as a major event in the growth of the young United States. At a time when the internal links among the states were scanty, the canal’s planners boldly projected a system of transport… more

Erie Water West: A History of the Erie Canal, 1792-1854
Ronald E. Shaw
The University Press of Kentucky , English
Hudson River Lighthouses and... - Kevin Woyce
 

Hudson River Lighthouses and...Kevin Woyce

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Henry Hudson explored the river that now bears his name in 1609. The arrival of the steamboat 200 years later, and the opening of the Erie Canal, made the Hudson one of America’s busiest rivers. From 1826 until the middle of the 20th centur… more

Hudson River Lighthouses and History
Kevin Woyce
Kevin Woyce , English
Banner By The Wayside - Samuel Hopkins Adams
 

Banner By The WaysideSamuel Hopkins Adams

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Samuel Hopkins Adams, 1871-1958, journalist, prolific author of short stories, and acclaimed fiction, produced a number of upstate New York-based stories such as New York, Canal Town, Sunrise to Sunset, and Banner by the Wayside.Banner by t… more

Banner By The Wayside
Samuel Hopkins Adams
Daniel Wood , English
Gentleman Revolutionary: Gou... - Richard Brookhiser
 

Gentleman Revolutionary: Gou...Richard Brookhiser

Since 1996, Richard Brookhiser has devoted himself to recovering the Founding for modern Americans. The creators of our democracy had both the temptations and the shortcomings of all men, combined with the talents and idealism of the truly … more

Gentleman Revolutionary: Gouverneur Morris, the Rake Who Wrote the Constitution
Richard Brookhiser
Free Press , English
A Peculiar Grain of Wheat - Bill MacKenzie
 

A Peculiar Grain of WheatBill MacKenzie

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Samuel McElroy is a hard working, God-fearing young man who would be quite content working alone with his team of mules and an axe in the woods of central New York constructing a section of the Erie Canal. Set with as much historical accur… more

A Peculiar Grain of Wheat
Bill MacKenzie
Bill MacKenzie , English
Autobiography of Agusutus H.... - Augustus H.  Kellogg
 

Autobiography of Agusutus H....Augustus H. Kellogg

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The actual autobiography of pioneer Augustus H. Kellogg, who with his family traveled from NY to Wisconsin-Michigan. He records how he traveled the length of the Erie Canal, worked in sawmills and gristmills, volunteered for the Union Army … more

Autobiography of Agusutus H. Kellogg - From NY to the Frontier in 1800’s
Augustus H. Kellogg
English
Explorer's Guide Erie Canal:... - Deborah Williams
 

Explorer's Guide Erie Canal:...Deborah Williams

The Erie Canal: Great Destinations is the first comprehensive travel guide to New York State Canals and the communities and attractions found along them.Each chapter covers one canal, providing historical background as well as information o… more

Explorer’s Guide Erie Canal: A Great Destination: Exploring New York’s Great Canals Includes the Oswego, Cayuga-Seneca and Champlain Canals (Explorer’s Great Destinations)
Deborah Williams
Countryman Press , English
The Painted Lady: A Hackshaw... - Stephen Wilcox
 

The Painted Lady: A Hackshaw...Stephen Wilcox

With his eye for the ladies and his knack for Victorian house restorations, how can Elias Hackshaw resist when the beautiful Hester DelGado asks him to help with the renovation of her “painted lady” in Port Erie? Upstate New York’s most ira… more

The Painted Lady: A Hackshaw Mystery
Stephen Wilcox
iUniverse , English
Strength to Endure (Family T... - Candace Winegar
 

Strength to Endure (Family T...Candace Winegar

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Winston and Leah Freemont have raised their family on the canal. Winston bought a canal boat and decided to work the Ohio Erie Canal in 1830. Now, twenty years later the family must make a new decision. With their oldest son ready to marry… more

Strength to Endure (Family Ties Book 1)
Candace Winegar
English
Salt - Mark Kurlansky
 

SaltMark Kurlansky

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Homer called salt a divine substance. Plato described it as especially dear to the gods. Today we take salt for granted, a common, inexpensive substance that seasons food or clears ice from roads, a word used casually in expressions (“salt … more

Salt
Mark Kurlansky
Walker Books , English