American History

Download Bordentown (Images of America) by Arlene S. Bice PDF

By Arlene S. Bice

initially often called Farnsworth's touchdown, Bordentown used to be settled in 1682 through Quaker Thomas Farnsworth. A usual hub of transportation for its key place at the Delaware River among Philadelphia and big apple urban, Bordentown flourished within the 19th and 20th centuries. across the world identified artists, writers, and inventors known as Bordentown domestic; thrived; and lots of deepest faculties, together with Bordentown army Institute, have been hugely rated. As citizens do at the present time, the folk of early Bordentown took nice delight of their urban. With a few 200 classic images, Bordentown explores town and its attention-grabbing humans from the mid-1800s to the mid-1900s. Thomas Paine, the daddy of the yank Revolution, thought of Bordentown his domestic, as did Francis Hopkinson, fashion designer of the yankee flag and signer of the assertion of Independence. the loo Bull steam engine used to be shipped from England and assembled in Bordentown via Isaac Dripps. Joseph Bonaparte, brother of Napoleon, lived fortunately at aspect Breeze, his property in Bordentown. those tales, in addition to many others, are portrayed through the well-preserved historic pictures and informative textual content of this volume.

Show description

Read or Download Bordentown (Images of America) PDF

Similar american history books

Fort Lauderdale: Playground of the Stars (Images of America)

Few Southern towns have more advantageous claims to reputation than castle Lauderdale. As one of many nice holiday locations in the US, through the years it attracted such celebrities as Bob desire, Jayne Mansfield, Johnny Carson, Cary furnish, and the worldchampion big apple Yankees. This seashore town’s heritage is starstudded and wealthy with attention-grabbing tales and images from that interval.

The Alamo: An Illustrated History

Grasp historian Edwin P. Hoyt depicts with photograph and gripping element the clash among progressive Texas and the Mexican govt made up our minds to rule. within the first paperback variation of a hugely acclaimed background, Hoyt describes the well known old proof of the revolution, the pivotal siege of the Alamo, and the decisive aftermath, and fills them with new existence.

Texas Terror: The Slave Insurrection Panic of 1860 and the Secession of the Lower South (Conflicting Worlds: New Dimensions of the American Civil War)

On July eight, 1860, hearth destroyed the complete company component to Dallas, Texas. At concerning the related time, different fires broken cities close to Dallas. Early stories indicated that spontaneous combustion was once the reason for the blazes, yet 4 days later, Charles Pryor, editor of the Dallas bring in, wrote letters to editors of pro-Democratic newspapers, alleging that the fires have been the results of an enormous abolitionist conspiracy, the aim of which was once to devastate northern Texas and loose the region's slaves.

They Have Left Us Here to Die: The Civil War Prison Diary of Sgt. Lyle G. Adair, 111th U.S. Colored Infantry (Civil War in the North)

The chronicle of a Union soldier’s seven months in captivityBesides the hazards of demise or wounding in strive against, the typical Civil battle soldier confronted the consistent possibility of being captured through the enemy. it truly is anticipated that one out of each seven infantrymen used to be taken captive—more than 194,000 of them from Union regiments—and held in criminal camps notorious for breeding sickness and dying.

Additional info for Bordentown (Images of America)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.72 of 5 – based on 6 votes