Sullivan County A Bicentennial History in Images (Vintage Images)


Sullivan County A Bicentennial History in Images (Vintage Images)

Sullivan County: A Bicentennial History in Images (Vintage Images) by John Conway
English | June 1st, 2009 | ASIN: B00XRHA9L8, ISBN: 1596296461 | 128 pages | EPUB | 8.84 MB
First inhabited by the Lenape Indians and settled by European colonists in the seventeenth century, New York's Sullivan County has experienced several ages of prosperity and growth over the last two hundred years. Locals conceived of timber rafting in the eighteenth century to support the shipbuilding industry, followed by a prosperous tanning boom in the nineteenth century that supplied leather to the Union army.

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The Big Sandy (Kentucky Bicentennial Bookshelf)


The Big Sandy (Kentucky Bicentennial Bookshelf)

The Big Sandy (Kentucky Bicentennial Bookshelf) by Carol Crowe-Carraco
English | November 10th, 2009 | ISBN: 0813192722 | 153 Pages | PDF | 45.31 MB
The Big Sandy River and its two main tributaries, the Tug and Levisa forks, drain nearly two million mountainous acres in the easternmost part of Kentucky. For generations, the only practical means of transportation and contact with the outside world was the river, and, as The Big Sandy demonstrates, steamboats did much to shape the culture of the region.

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