Collection 2

Midwest History – Collection 2

Where else can you hear Midwest History directly from those who LIVED IT.   A Treasury of first hand stories in original wording by the Frontier Pioneers during the period of 1815-1845: (Primarily area of SE Iowa and NE Missouri)  Complete with index, glossary and footnotes to assist in understanding)  

These stories can bring HISTORY TO LIFE, giving interesting and fun revelations.


MFS Collection 2

Library of Congress Number: 2017916914
188 Pages                        ISBN: 9780999494516




TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Stories about Frontier Life:

  • Peter Pierre’s Great Race
  • John Jasper “Red John” Collard
  • Early Settlements
  • Crittington Forquerean
  • Iowa Missouri Border Issue
  • William Bedell – the First Settler
  • First Sermon in the Elm Bottom
  • First Settlers in the Elm Bottom
  • First Jury Trial on Elm Bottom
  • First Wedding in Elm Bottom
  • Isaac Gray
  • Trip Down the Wabash and Mississippi
  • Boating on the Des Moines
  • Early Times in Iowa
  • She Shot
  • Early Days in Iowa

Stories about Frontier Indians:

  • Serious Accident to Keokuk
  • Black Hawk Dancing
  • The Half Breed Tract
  • THE HALF BREED TRACT Conspiracy

Stories about Frontier Settlers:

  • William Clark
  • George Jones
  • Death of Clark Meeker
  • J C Parrott – Sixty Two Years
  • A Lee County Pioneer- J.W. Campbell
  • Alexander Cruikshank
  • Images from 1836 Sweet Home Ledger