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The Founding of Harmans Station Excerpt From The Founding Of Harman S Station With An Account Of The Indian Captivity Of Mrs Jennie Wiley And The Exploration And Settlement Of The Big Sandy Valley In The Virginias And KentuckyIn The Early Days Of The Settlement Of The Big Sandy Valley This Stream Was Known Altogether As The Louisa River As Late As 1825 It Was Generally Called The Louisa River After That Time, And To Some Extent Before, The Name Began To Be Corrupted To That Of Levisa The Name Levisa Is Now Used Almost Entirely That The Name Is A Corruption Of The True Name, Louisa, M181 20are Preserved Mainly In Tradition Indeed, It Is To Tradi Tion Principally That We Must Look For The Sources Of Much Of The History Of All Eastern Kentucky For The History Of Kentucky, So Far As It Has Been Written At All, Deals Almost Wholly With Events Which Transpired In The Blue Grass Region Of The State.Thirteen Years After The Establishment Of The First Per Manent White Settlement Of Kentucky At Harrodsburg A Strong Healthy Settlement Of Hardy, Bold, Self Reliant Back Woodsmen Was Made In What Is Now Johnson County Among The Founders Of This Settlement Were A Number Of The Most Noted Explorers, Scouts, Guides, Ri Emen, And Indian Fighters Ever Developed By The Harsh And Dangerous Times Of The Frontier Days Of Virginia And The Carolinas Why Some Substantial Account Of The Station Founded By These Men In That Wilderness Was Not Made A Matter Of Record By Some Historical Writer Of Those Times Is One Of The Strange Things Occasionally Found In The Annals Of A State In The Company Which Made This Settlement Were Matthias Harman, Henry Skaggs, James Skaggs, And Robert Hawes, All Members Of That Famous Party Known In History As The Long Hunters These And Others Of The Company Had Been In The Front Ranks Of Those Audacious Rangers Of The Wilderness Who Wrested The Ohio Valley From Its Savage Owners Through This Settlement They Seized And Finally Held The Valley Of The Louisa River The Contest Was Desperate, And They Were Forced To Aban Don Their Station For A Time By Fierce And Frequent Attacks Made Upon It By The Indian Tribes Living Beyond The Ohio.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.

  • Hardcover
  • 240 pages
  • The Founding of Harmans Station
  • William E. Connelley
  • 01 June 2018
  • 9780266205203

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10 thoughts on “The Founding of Harmans Station

  1. says:

    This is the definitive account of Jennie Wiley Written by a noted historian and derived from actual resources familiar with her historic adventure, notably her son Adam Wiley Writer William Connelley directly spoke with Adam regarding the heroics of his mother A well written a...

  2. says:

    I could not in all honesty recommend this book to anyone The story of Jenny Wiley s survival was okay but that was about it Most of the book was filled with genealogical facts written in a very uninteresting way

  3. says:

    Very interestingI enjoy reading about early American history and regional history as it relates to my home state This book details a great many people that I have researched or come across in my genealogy research over the years I, especially, appreciate learning of the struggles and difficulties endured by the early pioneers of the Appalachian mountains of West Virginia and eastern Kentucky.The author was good at giving specific information about Jennie Wiley s experience and many first ha...

  4. says:

    Jenny WileyA narrative of the Indian captivity of Jenny Wiley and her remarkable escape and journey home to her family Also, the author relates the life of the first mountaineers to settle in Eastern Kentucky in the late 1700 s and early 1800 s The author is a descendent of these people, as the reviewer of this work is It is most difficult for us living in our modern world t...

  5. says:

    Interesting when it stayed with the title.The story of Mrs Wiley is very interesting, as well as the individual accounts, however, I constantly had to Google the location they were describing as I like to visualize their descriptions It could have had a fe...

  6. says:

    Slow and without emotionLike reading legal transcripts Just the facts provided no emotion Copies of the real antique court records might be of interest to a researcher, but of no interest to general reader Not worth the time it took to read.

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