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Daniel Boone Homestead     View
Website for this historic site in Birdsboro, Pennsylvania, where pioneer Daniel Boone was born in 1734. Features a biography of Boone, a chronology of his life, reading suggestions for adults and children, and essays about the Oley Valley region surr ...
http://www.danielboonehomestead.org

Texas Ranch House     View
Companion to a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) series that "sends a group of modern-day people back to the year 1867. It is the era of western expansion, a time of rounding up and branding free-roaming cattle and taming wild horses." High ...
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/ranchhouse/

Pioneering the Upper Midwest: Books from Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, ca. 1820-1910     View
A collection of historical materials pertaining to the states of Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin from the 1600s through the early 1900s. Includes first-person accounts, biographies, promotional literature, local histories, ethnographic and antiqua ...
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/umhtml/umhome.html

Today in History: June 7, Daniel Boone     View
"On June 7, 1769, frontiersman Daniel Boone first saw the forests and woodlands of present-day Kentucky. The Kentucky Historical Society celebrates June 7 as 'Boone Day.'" This article features information about Boone, photographs, and link ...
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/today/jun07.html

Inventors Gallery     View
Find information on aviation pioneers during the period 1799 to 1909. Entries include a brief biography, photographs, and links to related sites. Browsable. Part of the site "To Fly Is Everything." Maintained by a psychology professor at Mi ...
http://invention.psychology.msstate.edu/inventors/

History of Flight From Around the World     View
"Many nations gave birth to aviation. ... To recognize these contributions, we asked the International Council of Aeronautical Sciences (ICAS) to have each ICAS country identify its pioneers and present the story of its national achievements in ...
http://www.aiaa.org/content.cfm?pageid=307

Household Cyclopedia of General Information     View
Originally published in 1881, this wonderful book was designed for frontier families who had to do it all with not much help from experts. Want to know how to bud trees, amputate a leg, prepare your beehives for winter, make Lucifers (matches), make ...
http://www.publicbookshelf.com/public_html/The_Household_Cyclopedia_of_General_Information/

Wind River Historical Center     View
"The Wind River Historical Center and its partner in educational programming, The Lucius Burch Center for Western Tradition, foster understanding and appreciation for the natural history and cultural landscape of the Greater Yellowstone Region. ...
http://www.windriverhistory.org

Wayback: Gold Rush!     View
Aimed at children, this site offers "information about this fascinating moment in American history, looking at Californios, the Spanish-speaking community that had been in California since the mid-1700s; the various routes Forty-Niners took to r ...
http://pbskids.org/wayback/goldrush/

Oregon Trail History Library     View
Historical information on the Oregon Trail from the time of the British presence in the 1700s through the influx of settlers in the mid-1800s. Includes short biographies of several Black settlers, a diagram of a prairie schooner, maps, historical ess ...
http://www.endoftheoregontrail.org/histhome.html

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