• Comics & Graphic Novels

Old Ground

Author: Noel Freibert
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781927668504
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels
Page: 224
View: 2603
Sam Beckett and Sam Raimi intersect in an outsider art graveyard.

    • Social Science

Going Over Old Ground

Perspectives on Archaeological Geophysical and Geochemical Survey in Scotland : Proceedings of a Conference Held at the Department of Archaeology, University of Glasgow, Scotland, August 2003
Author: R. E. Jones,Lorna Sharpe
Publisher: British Archaeological Reports Limited
ISBN: 9781841719559
Category: Social Science
Page: 256
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Perspectives on archaeological geophysical and geochemical survey in Scotland. 22 papers from the conference held at the Department of Archaeology, University of Glasgow, Scotland, August 2003.

    • History

Old Man's Playing ground

Author: Gabriel M. Yanicki
Publisher: University of Ottawa Press
ISBN: 077662136X
Category: History
Page: 312
View: 6343
“A place here called Naw peu ooch eta cots from whence this river Derives its name…” When Hudson’s Bay Company surveyor Peter Fidler made contact with the Ktunaxa at the Gap of the Oldman River in the winter of 1792, his Piikáni guides brought him to the river’s namesake: these were the playing grounds where Napi, or Old Man, taught the various nations how to play a game as a way of making peace. In the centuries since, travellers, adventurers, and scholars have recorded several accounts of Old Man’s Playing Ground and of the hoop-and-arrow game that was played there. These same stories continue to be told, demonstrating the site’s core significance in the sacred geography of First Nations in southern Alberta today. In this work, oral tradition, history, and ethnography are brought together with a geomorphic assessment of the playing ground’s most probable location—a floodplain scoured and rebuilt by floodwaters of the Oldman—and the archaeology of adjacent prehistoric campsite DlPo-8. Taken together, the locale can be understood as a nexus for cultural interaction and trade, through the medium of gambling and games, on the natural frontier between peoples of the Interior Plateau and Northwest Plains.

    • Music

Hymns of the Old Camp Ground

Author: Wayne Erbsen
Publisher: Berghahn Books
ISBN: 9781883206567
Category: Music
Page: 72
View: 4517
Peppered with authentic 19th century photographs, Log Cabin Cooking is smothered with old-time recipes, kitchen proverbs, even a pinch of proper pioneer etiquette! Make-do recipes include Leather Britches, Ash Cake and Portable Soup, using the ingredients available to settlers 150 years ago! Other goodies: hand-dipped candle making, soup warnings, molasses taffy, faux foods, zucchini clarinet and ginger beer!

    • History

Epitaphs in the Old Burying-Ground at Deerfield, Massachusetts

Author: C. Alice Baker,Emma Lewis Coleman
Publisher: Heritage Books
ISBN: 0788435078
Category: History
Page: 58
View: 6712
Graveyards can often supply facts that cannot be found in town records. Unfortunately, gravestones frequently disappear so it is especially important to preserve this information before the primary source is lost. The inscriptions within these pages were

    • History

Beaufort's Old Burying Ground, North Carolina

Author: Diane Hardy,Marilyn Collins,Mamré Marsh Wilson
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 9780738500188
Category: History
Page: 93
View: 1034
Beaufort, bordered by the waters of Taylor's Creek and Beaufort Inlet, is a picturesque, thriving coastal town, filled with rich traditions and a unique North Carolina heritage. Historic homes and shops, many predating the birth of George Washington, stand majestically in the shadows of graceful live oak trees. The town's sidewalks are lined with white picket fences, distinguished by a rainbow assortment of well-tended flowers. Centered in this beautiful, historic town, the Old Burying Ground is a fascinating treasuretrove of little-known seacoast stories and legends that have shaped Beaufort's identity, from its maritime roots before the Revolutionary War to the present. In Beaufort's Old Burying Ground, you will enjoy a visual tour of one of the East Coast's most interesting and historic cemeteries, where you will learn the stories of patriots, privateers, and pirates who played a strategic role in the area's history and were buried within the cemetery's confines. Through these different tales and legends, an extraordinary tapestry is woven of star-crossed lovers, victims of the Yellow Fever epidemic of 1864, the American Indian "Wars and Massacres," family histories, Confederate spies' daring deeds, shipwrecks, and the sadness of young lives snuffed out too soon.


With Lists of Soldiers, Sailors, and Patriots at Whose Burial-places Markers Have Been Placed
Author: Sons of the American Revolution. Massachusetts Society
Publisher: N.A
Page: N.A
View: 8072

    • History

The Old Burying Ground

Colonial Park Cemetery, Savannah, Georgia, 1750-1853
Author: Elizabeth Carpenter Piechocinski
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781891495090
Category: History
Page: 192
View: 7460

    • United States

Congressional Serial Set

Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
Category: United States
Page: N.A
View: 7597
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

    • Rome

The Protestant Burial-ground in Rome

A Historical Sketch. (With Unpublished Documents Regarding the Graves of Keats and Shelley)
Author: Harry Nelson Gay,Sir James Rennell Rodd
Publisher: N.A
Category: Rome
Page: 40
View: 425

    • Travel

Old Burial Grounds of New Jersey

A Guide
Author: Janice Kohl Sarapin
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 9780813521114
Category: Travel
Page: 224
View: 358
This illustrated guidebook to New Jersey's old burial grounds is unique, not just for New Jersey, but for anywhere in America. Janice Kohl Sarapin introduces you to the history and lore of old graveyards. She shows you how to read epitaphs, how to date gravestones by style, how to restore an abandoned graveyard, and how to find out the stories of the people buried there. She describes more than 120 fascinating old burial grounds throughout the state (including the cemeteries of African-Americans, Jewish communities, and other ethnic and religious groups). She provides full directions and details about what makes each one special as well as suggestions for planning your visit and for educational activities to use with children and adults.

    • Great Britain

Parliamentary Papers

Author: Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons
Publisher: N.A
Category: Great Britain
Page: N.A
View: 6624

    • History

On Desperate Ground

The Marines at The Reservoir, the Korean War's Greatest Battle
Author: Hampton Sides
Publisher: Doubleday
ISBN: 0385541163
Category: History
Page: 416
View: 5831
"On Desperate Ground is first-rate narrative history. Hampton Sides' characters are richly drawn, his background history engrossing, and his battle scenes bone-chillingly realistic--a great read." --Daniel James Brown, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Boys in the Boat From the New York Times bestselling author of Ghost Soldiers and In the Kingdom of Ice, a chronicle of the extraordinary feats of heroism by Marines called on to do the impossible during the greatest battle of the Korean War On October 15, 1950, General Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Commander of UN troops in Korea, convinced President Harry Truman that the Communist forces of Kim Il-sung would be utterly defeated by Thanksgiving. The Chinese, he said with near certainty, would not intervene in the war. As he was speaking, 300,000 Red Chinese soldiers began secretly crossing the Manchurian border. Led by some 20,000 men of the First Marine Division, the Americans moved deep into the snowy mountains of North Korea, toward the trap Mao had set for the vainglorious MacArthur along the frozen shores of the Chosin Reservoir. What followed was one of the most heroic--and harrowing--operations in American military history, and one of the classic battles of all time. Faced with probable annihilation, and temperatures plunging to 20 degrees below zero, the surrounded, and hugely outnumbered, Marines fought through the enemy forces with ferocity, ingenuity, and nearly unimaginable courage as they marched their way to the sea. Hampton Sides' superb account of this epic clash relies on years of archival research, unpublished letters, declassified documents, and interviews with scores of Marines and Koreans who survived the siege. While expertly detailing the follies of the American leaders, On Desperate Ground is an immediate, grunt's-eye view of history, enthralling in its narrative pace and powerful in its portrayal of what ordinary men are capable of in the most extreme circumstances. Hampton Sides has been hailed by critics as one of the best nonfiction writers of his generation. As the Miami Herald wrote, "Sides has a novelist's eye for the propulsive elements that lend momentum and dramatic pace to the best nonfiction narratives."

Fraser's Magazine

Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
Page: N.A
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