Afloat on the Ohio ; an historical pilgrimage of a thousand miles in a skiff, from Redstone to Cairo

Afloat on the Ohio an historical pilgrimage of a thousand miles in a skiff from Redstone to Cairo Nineteenth century American travel literature provides fascinating glimpses into the lives of ordinary people and into the history of the nation s settlement Reuben Gold Thwaites s Afloat on the Ohio

  • Title: Afloat on the Ohio ; an historical pilgrimage of a thousand miles in a skiff, from Redstone to Cairo
  • Author: Reuben Gold Thwaites
  • ISBN: 2940017622285
  • Page: 146
  • Format: Nook
  • Nineteenth century American travel literature provides fascinating glimpses into the lives of ordinary people and into the history of the nation s settlement Reuben Gold Thwaites s Afloat on the Ohio is a fine example of the genre, rich in Ohio River personalities, legends, and history as seen through Thwaites s eyes His six week journey by skiff covered a thousand milNineteenth century American travel literature provides fascinating glimpses into the lives of ordinary people and into the history of the nation s settlement Reuben Gold Thwaites s Afloat on the Ohio is a fine example of the genre, rich in Ohio River personalities, legends, and history as seen through Thwaites s eyes His six week journey by skiff covered a thousand miles from Redstone, Pennsylvania, to Cairo, Illinois, where the Ohio River meets the Mississippi Thwaites s voyage echoes those taken by early explorers, pioneers, and settlers who opened up the West through river travel from the East.This edition is a reprinting of the original 1897 edition.

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