Illinois Pioneer Days

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"The majority of the pioneers were poor, but honest and respectable... They lived in just humble cabins, but they were their own, built by their own hands. They had few of the conveniences of modern life and they were destitute of many of the things we now consider absolutely necessary, but they were industrious, patient and cheerful and hopefully looked forward to better days."

First published in 1918 for the centennial celebration of Illinois statehood, this memoir of frontier life is sure to be of interest to...
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Overview

"The majority of the pioneers were poor, but honest and respectable... They lived in just humble cabins, but they were their own, built by their own hands. They had few of the conveniences of modern life and they were destitute of many of the things we now consider absolutely necessary, but they were industrious, patient and cheerful and hopefully looked forward to better days."

First published in 1918 for the centennial celebration of Illinois statehood, this memoir of frontier life is sure to be of interest to teachers, historians, genealogists, and those with an interest in the heritage of the Midwest. Inside, the author discusses such diverse subjects as schooling, pioneer boatmen, witchcraft, and lawsuits, as well as relates some enjoyable yet long-forgotten anecdotes from the early days of Illinois. Illinois Pioneer Days also contains a pioneer vocabulary of popular terms used on the frontier.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781117453361
  • Publisher: BiblioBazaar
  • Publication date: 11/25/2009
  • Pages: 84
  • Product dimensions: 0.17 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 5.00 (d)

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