Tuesday, December 29, 2015

This Day in History - December 29, 1753 - Washington Crosses Frozen Allegheny River on Raft

This Day in History - December 29, 1753 - Washington Crosses Frozen Allegheny River on Raft
This Day in History - December 29, 1753 - Washington Crosses Frozen Allegheny River on Raft

George Washington’s most famous river crossing was during the Revolutionary War as he crossed the Delaware River as he maneuvered his troops in the hours before his victory at Trenton, New Jersey. His first river crossing in a hastily built raft took place almost twenty-three years before while on his first important diplomatic mission to the French prior to the French and Indian War.  










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Friday, December 25, 2015

A Year of Colonial American Frontier History

A Year of Colonial American Frontier History
A Year of Colonial American Frontier History
The American History a Day at A Time books present the story behind the headlines. It is easy and fun to learn a lesson in colonial American history facts daily. If you have ever read those “This Day in History” listings, you may have been curious about the events behind the scenes. The short history stories in this collection of history stories are from the pioneer frontier period of American history. They include historical facts and events for a whole year.

This complete edition of historical events includes:

January 10, 1776 Common Sense By Thomas Paine Published

February 9, 1674 English Re-Conquer New York From Netherlands

March 17, 1637 - The First Recorded Celebration Of St. Patrick's Day In Boston

April 6, 1712 - Slave Revolt In New York

May 3, 1654 - First Toll Bridge in the Colonies Authorized

June 5, 1752 - Benjamin Franklin's First Kite Experiment

July 4, 1754 - George Washington Surrenders Fort Necessity to France

August 27, 1665 - Ye Bare & Ye Cubb" Is First Play Performed In North America

September 01, 1730 - Benjamin Franklin Common-Law Marriage To Deborah Read

October 20, 1720 – Pirate Calico Jack Is Captured By the Royal Navy

November 22, 1718 - English pirate Edward Teach ("Blackbeard") Killed

December 23, 1750 - Ben Franklin Attempts to Electrocute a Turkey

Readers will enjoy these and over 350 more history lessons in American frontier history within the pages of this book.

This volume includes all twelve books in the American history series American History a Day at A Time – 2015. The series includes historical events from the pioneer era of frontier America. The series includes twelve books, one for each month of the year, forming a huge collection of daily historical facts and events in American frontier history. Expand your knowledge of frontier American history by reading a historical fact or event each day.
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Thursday, December 17, 2015

This Day in History - December 17, 1728 Land Purchased for First North American Synagogue



This Day in History - December 17, 1728
 Land Purchased for First
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The Jewish congregation Shearith Israel had immigrated to New York in 1654 and been granted the right to establish a burial site on February 22, 1656. It would take until 1728 before they would gain the right to build their own synagogue.

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Friday, December 11, 2015

A Day in Indiana History - February


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Learn about Indiana history a day at a time. Ideal for history lovers or home school history teachers, A Day in Indiana History – February teaches the historical facts about Indiana in an easy to understand format.
Indiana’s bicentennial approaches us during the year 2016. This event presents an ideal time to teach the history of the state of Indiana. Formed from the vast Northwest Territory in 1803, the Indiana Territory eventually became five states. Indiana was the first of these states, achieving statehood on December 16, 1816. Explore Indiana’s rich history from its early days of French settlement.

This volume includes the following articles:

February 2, 1918 - Madison Brewing Company Goes Bankrupt

February 8, 1901 - Indiana University Plays Its First Basketball Game

February 14, 1851 - Act Approving Formation of Indiana State Board of Agriculture

February 24, 1887 - Black Day of the Indiana General Assembly

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Friday, December 4, 2015

Settling America – A Pioneer History of America January Edition

Settling America – A Pioneer History of America January Edition
Settling America – A Pioneer History of America
January Edition

Settling America – A Pioneer History of America has one history story a day in the settlement of colonial America. This edition covers the historical events of January. Early American history is a fascinating story. The pioneers carved a nation from the North American frontier. Settling the American frontier was not easy. It involved hardships, disease and enduring harsh weather in a raw wilderness.
This colonial frontier history includes the following articles:

January 02, 1492 - Spain Recaptures Granada from the Moors

January 14, 1697 - Massachusetts Holds Day Of Fasting For Wrongly Persecuting "Witches"

January 17, 1706 - 2016 - Ben Franklin Born

January 22, 1755 - George Washington Buys Blacksmith Tools






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This Day in History - December 04, 1674 Father Marquette First European to Live in Chicago



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This Day in History - December 04, 1674
Father Marquette First European to Live in Chicago

When Jacques Marquette and Louis Joliet completed their exploration of the Mississippi River, they returned to the Green Bay area. Joliet traveled on to Quebec. Marquette, exhausted by sickness and their travels, stayed behind.


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Tuesday, December 1, 2015

This Day in History - December 1, 1747 - Governor William Shirley Reports to the Lords of Trade about the Knowles Riots



This Day in History - December 1, 1747
Governor William Shirley Reports to the Lords of
 Trade about the Knowles Riots


The Knowles Riots inflamed Boston during mid-November 1747, triggered because of British Commodore Charles Knowles impressments of men for naval duty along Boston's pier.

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Monday, November 30, 2015

This Day in History - November 30, 1753 - Benjamin Franklin receives Godfrey Copley-Penny



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This Day in History - November 30, 1753
Benjamin Franklin receives
 Godfrey Copley-Penny


Benjamin Franklin received one of the most prestigious scientific awards in the world when the Royal Society of London awarded him the Godfrey Copley Medal for his experiments in the new field of electricity. Franklin credited Archibald Spencer, an Anglican minister, with sparking his interest in electricity.

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Saturday, November 28, 2015

This Day in History - November 28, 1745 - French and Indians Destroyed The Village Of Saratoga



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This Day in History - November 28, 1745
French and Indians Destroyed The Village
 Of Saratoga


During the early years of the Eighteenth Century, the area of the New York colony was contested territory between France and England. When King George's War broke out, French and Indian raids into the area increased. On November 28, 1745, a raiding party hit the settlement hard, destroying it.

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Friday, November 27, 2015

American History A Day at A Time - December

American History A Day at A Time - December
American History A Day at A Time - December

American History A Day at A Time – Decemberr has one history story a day in the settlement of colonial America. This edition covers the historical events of December. Early American history is a fascinating story. The pioneers carved a nation from the North American frontier. Settling the American frontier was not easy. It involved hardships, disease and enduring harsh weather in a raw wilderness.

This December edition of historical events includes:

December 03, 1731 - Volunteer Fire Department of City Of New York Organized
December 11, 1695 - Captain Kidd Receives Privateering License
December 12, 1718 - Republic of Pirates Ended
December 23, 1750 - Ben Franklin Attempts to Electrocute a Turkey
Readers will enjoy these and twenty-seven more history lessons in American frontier history within the pages of this book.



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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

This Day in History - November 24, 1703 - First Lutheran Pastor Ordained In America - Justus Falckner



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This Day in History - November 24, 1703 -
First Lutheran Pastor Ordained In America -
 Justus Falckner 


Native of Crimmitschau, Saxony, Germany Justus Falkner was the son of a Lutheran minister, David Falkner. In 1703, after a great deal of soul searching, he received ordination as a minister from Lutheran pastor Andreas Rudman in Gloria Dei Church in Philadelphia.

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Sunday, November 22, 2015

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Exploring Indiana's Historic Sites, Markers & Museums - Southeast Edition



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Exploring Indiana's Historic Sites, Markers & Museums - Southeast Edition

Take a fun road trip through the rich history of Indiana using Exploring Indiana’s Historic Sites, Markers & Museums as your guidebook. Celebrate the Indiana Bi-Centennial by traveling the roads and towns in Southeastern Indiana. The counties included in this historical travel book include:

Clark County
Dearborn County
Decatur County
Franklin County
Jefferson County
Jennings County
Ohio County
Ripley County
Scott County
Switzerland County
Clark County


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Thursday, October 22, 2015

American History A Day at A Time - November

American History A Day at A Time - November
American History A Day at A Time - November

American History A Day at A Time – November has one history story a day in the settlement of colonial America. This edition covers the historical events of November. Early American history is a fascinating story. The pioneers carved a nation from the North American frontier. Settling the American frontier was not easy. It involved hardships, disease and enduring harsh weather in a raw wilderness.

This November edition of historical events includes:
November 08, 1718 - First Twenty Members of Pirate Stede Bonnet's Crew Hanged
November 11. 1620 - Mayflower Compact Signed
November 15, 1492 - Christopher Columbus Notes First Reference to Tobacco Smoking
November 30, 1753 - Benjamin Franklin receives Godfrey Copley-Penny

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Friday, October 9, 2015

Gardener's Guide to Growing Sweet Potatoes



Gardener's Guide to Growing Sweet Potatoes
Gardener's Guide to Growing Sweet Potatoes 

Gardener's Guide to Growing Sweet Potatoes includes the culture for growing, harvesting and storing them. It also lists most sweet potato problems, online sources and many of the sweet potato varieties available to the home gardener. Veteran and beginner gardeners alike can benefit from the sweet potato growing information in this book.


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Tuesday, October 6, 2015

The Laminate Floor Guide Book



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Laminate flooring is a trend for home floors that is growing more popular. Laminate floors are beautiful, economical and durable, so they provide a great choice as a floor covering for just about any home. Since manufacturers are continually adding new styles and colors buyers will find literally hundreds of choices when they shop for laminate flooring to install in their home.

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Easy to install over many surfaces, laminate floors are easy for the do-it-yourselfer, even if they have little experience installing floors. Ease of maintenance after installation is just another reason to install a laminate floor in your home.

The Laminate Floor Guide Book will provide the basic information they need when shopping for a laminate floor for their home. It is not a detailed installation guide. However, it does relate the tools needed and general installation instructions for most laminate floors. This should help the home dweller decide if they want to install it as a do-it-yourself project or hire a professional. The list of manufactures will aid in laminate floor buying as well.

The Home Guide Basics Series of books will explain the basic operation, options and systems of many appliances used in the home. The series will include books on rechargeable batteries, tankless water heaters, robotic vacuum cleaners, laminate floors, radiant heat, solar power, alternate energy sources, water filtration, solar garden equipment and more.

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Friday, October 2, 2015

Guide to Robotic Vacuum Cleaners





Vacuuming floors is a time consuming, boring job that few home dwellers enjoy. Recent years have seen the development of several robotic vacuuming machines that can vacuum your floors automatically, freeing the home dweller up to pursue other tasks. These vacuuming machines are a boon for pet owners whose animals shed. Most of the robot vacuum cleaners have automatic settings and some will even clean their own dustbins, further reducing cleaning time.

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The Guide Book to Robotic Vacuum Cleaners conveys product information about the eight leading robotic vacuum cleaners. This is not a product review. However, there is a list of web sites that contain product reviews. The information in The Guide Book to Robotic Vacuum Cleaners booklet should aid the consumer in purchasing a robotic vacuum cleaner as it contains a multitude of product information about the various brands.

The Home Guide Basics Series of books will explain the basic operation, options and systems of many appliances used in the home. The series will include books on rechargeable batteries, tankless water heaters, robotic vacuum cleaners, laminate floors, radiant heat, solar power, alternate energy sources, water filtration, solar garden equipment and more.

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Thursday, October 1, 2015

A Guide to the Tankless Water Heater

A Guide to the Tankless Water Heater A Guide to the Tankless Water Heater



A tankless water heater can be an economical way to heat water for the home. Home water heating consumes a large portion of a home’s energy use. Standard water heaters use energy by heating a large storage tank of water and keeping it warm for long periods.

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Homeowners looking for tankless water heaters will find both gas and electric models. Both have their advantages and disadvantages. Potential buyers need to research their needs before deciding which type of tankless water heater to purchase.

A Guide to the Tankless Water Heater will help you in this decision. Not meant to be a detailed installation guide, the book will outline the needs, advantages and disadvantages of each type of tankless water heater and decide which type will best fulfill their home water heating needs.

The Home Guide Basics Series of books will explain the basic operation, options and systems of many appliances used in the home. The series will include books on rechargeable batteries, tankless water heaters, robotic vacuum cleaners, laminate floors, radiant heat, solar power, alternate energy sources, water filtration, solar garden equipment and more.

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Friday, September 25, 2015

A Visit to Clifty Falls Indiana State Park

A Visit to Clifty Falls Indiana State Park

Perched high on bluffs above the Ohio River, Clifty Falls State Park boasts great hiking, scenic waterfalls and camping at a family friendly campground. Taking its name from the waterfall on Clifty Creek, the park got its start from 570 acres given to the State by Madison residents. Numerous picnic areas and shelters allow families a good spot to relax while enjoying a picnic meal. Visitors wanting to stay in comfort can book a room at the Clifty Inn. The Inn boasts a restaurant, swimming pool and sitting area that overlooks the river.
Visitors can use this Indiana State Park travel guide to learn all the information they need to enjoy Clifty Falls State park and the surrounding area.

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Friday, September 11, 2015

American History A Day at A Time - October

American History A Day at A Time - October
American History A Day at A Time - October

American History A Day at A Time – October has one history story a day in the settlement of colonial America. This edition covers the historical events of October. Early American history is a fascinating story. The pioneers carved a nation from the North American frontier. Settling the American frontier was not easy. It involved hardships, disease and enduring harsh weather in a raw wilderness.

This October edition of historical events includes:
October 04, 1648 - Peter Stuyvesant Establishes Americas First Volunteer Firemen
October 15, 1660 - - Asser Levy Granted Butcher's License In New Amsterdam
October 20, 1720 – Pirate Calico Jack Is Captured By the Royal Navy
October 31, 1741 - Seaflower Arrives in Boston After Starvation Leads to Cannibalism
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Friday, September 4, 2015

Gardener’s Guide to Growing Cucumbers



Gardener’s Guide to Growing Cucumbers
Gardener’s Guide to Growing Cucumbers

Gardener’s Guide to Growing Cucumbers

Growing cucumbers in the vegetable garden is easier than you might think. Fresh cucumbers provide a tasty vegetable treat for the table and excellent addition to salads or to just eat. Pickled cucumbers extend the eating season for the cucumber well into winter, as well.

Gardener’s Guide to Growing Cucumbers is an excellent vegetable garden guide for the garden beginner as well as the veteran gardener.

Vegetable gardeners will find sections on growing, freeing, storing and canning carrots. Planting, culture, harvest and storage of the carrot is covered as well.
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Gardener's Guide to the Lanceleaf Coreopsis

Gardener's Guide to the Lanceleaf Coreopsis
Gardener's Guide to the Lanceleaf Coreopsis

Many native American wildflowers have crossed the line into our gardens and the native perennial Lanceleaf Coreopsis joins this throng. Tough, adaptable and beautiful the Lanceleaf Coreopsis embodies the qualities that allow it to thrive in almost any full sun flower garden condition.

Lanceleaf coreopsis is hardy, deer resistant and survives drought conditions. It is a fabulous addition to the perennial flower garden. Known as tickseed because the seeds resemble ticks, the plant brightens any full sun perennial garden.

Written for gardeners by a gardener Abe's Guide to the Lanceleaf Coreopsis relates how to grow this beautiful native perennial flower. From seed to division, learn how to propagate this wonderful perennial plant.

Tickseed coreopsis has many varieties available. You will find the most readily obtainable ones listed in this guide. Gardeners will also find the extensive seed catalog included useful.

The Abe’s Guide to the Full Sun Perennial Flower Garden Series contains twenty full sun perennial flowers for the home perennial flower garden. The flower guides have the information the gardener needs to grow the plants successfully. From culture, propagation and best varieties, each guide contains complete information on each plant. Abe's Guide to the Lanceleaf Coreopsis is the fifteenth book in this series.

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