Books tagged: local history

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Secrets of Garrett County: Little-Known Stories & Hidden History of Maryland's Westernmost County
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,740. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
Garrett County, MD, is known for its natural beauty, but hidden in the valleys, beneath the ground in coal mines, and in the attics of homes are true stories of crimes, cover-ups, legends, and life in Garrett County. Secrets of Garrett County tells stories of coal mining and railroads, crime and war, interesting people and unusual incidents. These are stories that you won't read in history texts.
Mr. Daniel Cooper of Stickleback Hollow
Series: The Mysteries of Stickleback Hollow. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,270. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Though Stickleback Hollow is still reeling after the events of All Hallows' Eve, time marches on, and a new arrival in Stickleback Hollow marks a change in Lady Sarah's prospects. Are Mr. Daniel Cooper's intentions towards Sarah as innocent as they seem, or is there something more sinister afoot?
Вілейскі павет
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 44,990. Language: Belarusian. Published: June 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
“Вілейскі павет” — гісторыка-краязнаўчы гадавік, які будзе знаёміць з гісторыяй пэўнага рэгіёна — Вілейшчынай. Гэта пляцоўка для даследчыкаў — падзяліцца сваімі адкрыццямі, а для чытачоў — атрымаць займальнае і пазнавальнае чытанне пра край.
Curious Histories of Nice, France
Price: $3.35 USD. Words: 26,870. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » European
Would you like to get more enjoyment from your stay in Nice? Are you curious about the events that shaped the character of this intriguing city by the sea? Yes? Then this book is for you. In it you will: • Meet Nice's unlikely heroine. • Follow the city's path to becoming French. • Find out why Queen Victoria travelled with a donkey. • Learn about traditions at the heart of Niçois culture.
Me, Meself, and a Few Others: A Baldoyle Childhood
Price: Free! Words: 79,840. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
An autobiographical account of growing up in Baldoyle County Dublin Ireland in the 1950s.
The Fair of Turloughmore
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,310. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: January 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The history, lore, and legends associated with this famous fair in County Galway, Ireland.
Wrecks, Raids and Ambuscades: Around and About Looe, Cornwall
Price: $6.69 USD. Words: 41,530. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Six untold and exciting historical tales, based on real events, at and around, Looe, Cornwall
The Signpost: The Evolution of the Westford Knight
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 16,660. Language: American English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
The Westford Knight has a long and convoluted history. Imagination and pseudoscience built this modern mythology, which continues to evolve. This work, now in its second edition, is a Westford-centric history of the topic.
The Somerset Underground - A History of the GHQ Auxiliary Units in Somerset 1940 to 1944
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 113,020. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
After Dunkirk and the fall of France in the summer of 1940, the immediate threat of a Nazi invasion of Britain caused a tidal wave of panic across Britain, and Somerset with its long coastline was seen as a target. Follow this history of Somerset and view its sleepy wartime in a new light and learn the secrets under the softly rolling hills and misty moorlands.
Tokens and Traders of Kent in the Seventeenth, Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,070. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Coins and stamps
This book is written for the finder, family and local historian of Kent. It catalogues all Kent token details available including all genealogical and local information recorded in earlier books (details of some taverns, inns, and hotels have been updated). In all some 600 recorded seventeenth and around 50 eighteenth and nineteenth century Kent tokens are included, many of which are illustrated.