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Uintah County Heritage Museum features displays of individuals and groups of people, who for many reasons traveled into the Uinta Basin and some decided to stay. It is a story of strength and change. Come in and explore the journey of the men and women who made this high mountain desert their home. We share stories of outlaws and lawmen, the Utes (some of who were forced to live here), entrepreneurs who chose to come and build a community that has prospered, those who found financial success by tapping into the basin's natural resources, and the ranchers and homesteaders who divided up the land.
The newest installment in the New York Times #1 bestselling companion series to the Fox historical docudrama, Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies; The Civil War is a pulse-quickening account of the deadliest war in American history.
From the birth of the Republican Party to the Confederacy's first convention, the Underground Railroad to the Emancipation Proclamation, the Battle of Gettysburg to the assassination
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The Professor and the Madman is an extraordinary tale of madness, genius, and the incredible obsessions of two remarkable men that led to the making of the Oxford English Dictionary—and literary history.
The making of the OED was one of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken. As definitions were collected, the overseeing committee, led by Professor James Murray,...
Canadian-born Emma Edmonds loved the thrill of adventure and chasing freedom, so in 1861 when the Civil War began, she enlisted in the Union Army.
With cropped hair and men's clothing, Emma transformed herself into a peddler, slave, bookkeeper...
A dashing young orator during the Great Hunger of the 1840s, Thomas Francis Meagher led a failed uprising against British rule, for which he was banished to a Tasmanian prison colony for life. But two years...
Raised in a fiercely pro-slavery household in bitterly divided Misssouri, at age sixteen James became...
New York Times bestselling author Sally Jenkins and distinguished Harvard professor John Stauffer mine a nearly forgotten piece of Civil War history and strike gold in this surprising account of the only Southern county to secede from the Confederacy.
The State of Jones is a true story about the South during the Civil War—the real South. Not the South that has been mythologized in novels and movies, but
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