Sunday, July 17, 2011

Kentucky Pioneers

Follows pioneer families along wilderness road to Kentucky. Shows their schools, recreation and everyday tasks, such as weaving, soap-making, cooking, carpentry and candle-making.

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Daniel Boone, the pioneer of Kentucky - Abbott, John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot), 1805-1877

Daniel Boone and the hunters of Kentucky - Bogart, W. H. (William Henry), 1810-1888

Historical sketches of Kentucky : embracing its history, antiquities, and natural curiosities, geographical, statistical, and geological descriptions; with anecdotes of pioneer life, and more than one hundred biographical sketches of distinguished pioneers, soldiers, statesmen, jurists, lawyers, divines, etc. - Collins, Lewis, 1797-1870

Wooing and warring in the wilderness - Kirk, Charles D
"This book does not aspire to the dignity of a novel. Its pretence, if pretence it have, is to illustrated the domestic life of the early settlers of Kentucky, by a series of sketches of their manners and customs, somewhat rudely drawn, but with filial love and an earnest attempt at truthfulness"--To the reader

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