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Afloat on the Ohio : an historical pilgrimage of a thousand miles in a skiff, from Redstone to Cairo

Author: Reuben Gold Thwaites
Publisher: Carbondale, Ill. : Southern Illinois University Press, 1999.
Series: Shawnee classics.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Reisbeschrijvingen (vorm)
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Thwaites, Reuben Gold, 1853-1913.
Afloat on the Ohio.
Carbondale, Ill. : Southern Illinois University Press, 1999
(DLC) 98051306
(OCoLC)40359407
Named Person: Reuben Gold Thwaites; Reuben Gold Thwaites; Reuben Gold Thwaites
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Reuben Gold Thwaites
ISBN: 0585316872 9780585316871
OCLC Number: 45733369
Notes: Originally published: Chicago : Way & Williams, 1897.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 334 pages).
Contents: On the Monongahela--The over-mountain path--Redstone Old Fort--The Youghiogheny--Braddock's defeat --
First day on the Ohio--At Logstown --
Shingis Old Town--The dynamiter--Yellow Creek --
An industrial region--Steubenville--Mingo Bottom--In a steel mill--Indian character --
House-boat life--Decadence of steamboat traffic--Wheeling, and Wheeling Creek --
The Big Grave--Washington and Round Bottom--A lazy man's paradise--Captina Creek--George Rogers Clark at Fish Creek--Southern types --
In Dixie--Oil and natural gas, at Witten's Bottom--The Long Reach--Photographing crackers--Visitors in camp --
Life ashore and afloat--Marietta, "the Plymouth Rock of the West"--The Little Kanawha--The story of Blennerhassett's Island --
Poor whites--First library in the West--An hour at Hockingport--A hermit fisher --
Cliff-dwellers, on Long Bottom--Pomeroy Bend--Letart's Island, and Rapids--Game, in the early day--Rainy weather--In a "cracker" home --
Battle of Point Pleasant--The story of Gallipolis--Rosebud --
Huntington --
The genesis of a houseboater --
In a fog--The Big Sandy--Rainy weather--Operatic gypsies--An ancient tavern --
The Scioto, and the Shawanese--A night at Rome--Limestone--Keels, flats, and boatmen of the olden time --
Produce-boats--A dead town--On the Great Bend--Grant's birthplace--The Little Miami--The genesis of Cincinnati --
The story of North Bend--The "shakes"--Driftwood--Rabbit hash--A side-trip to Big Bone Lick.
Series Title: Shawnee classics.
Responsibility: by Reuben Gold Thwaites.

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