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Old Rail Fence Corners

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Old Rail Fence Corners is an historical treasure trove containing the stories of the first significant waves of European-American settlers in the now state of Minnesota (United States of America). This book has direct accounts of mid-19th century lives and experiences on the frontier, recounted by the frontiersmen and women when many of them were in their mid-90s. A group of volunteer women -- the Book Committee -- sought to record these recollections before they were lost with the passing of these remarkable adventurers. Experience a wild, dangerous Minnesota full of mosquitoes, threatening wildlife, difficult roads, dirt floors, food scarcity, and Native American neighbors. Interactions with Native Americans are a major theme throughout the book; settlers relate their experiences in the 1862 U.S.-Dakota War, their outsider accounts of interactions between Minnesota's Native American tribes, and the settlers' impressions of the Native American inhabitants with whom they share the land, which range from outright fear to acceptance to friendship and respect. Listen to the amazing stories of the Minnesota settlers as they come back to life through the voices of our talented readers! These are the stories of Minnesota's adventurous, resourceful, and brave pioneers that you won't soon forget. - Summary by Jill Engle (11 hr 40 min)

Chapters

Explanatory; The Book Committee; The Reason

7:24

Read by Jill Engle

Mr. Eli Pettijohn

14:38

Read by Phil Schempf

Mrs. Missouri Rose Pratt

11:37

Read by Denise Nordell

Mrs. Gideon Pond; Captain Stephen Hanks

11:20

Read by Lynne T

Mr. Caleb Dorr; Mrs. Mahlon Black

7:42

Read by Phil Schempf

Mr. James McMullen

11:51

Read by Phil Schempf

Mrs. James McMullen; Dr. Lysander P. Foster; Mrs. Silas Farnham

8:46

Read by Phil Schempf

General William G. Le Duc

13:54

Read by Phil Schempf

Mr. Reuben Robinson; Mrs. Samuel B. Dresser; Mrs. Rufus Farnham; Captain John V…

10:54

Read by Phil Schempf

Mrs. James Pratt

9:42

Read by Lucretia B.

Mrs. Mary Harrison

6:25

Read by Denise Nordell

Mr. William W. Ellison

8:13

Read by Phil Schempf

Mr. D. E. Dow; Mrs. Elizabeth Clifford; Mrs. Richard Chute

10:41

Read by ReadAllDay

Mr. Charles Bohanon; Mr. Austin W. Farnsworth

9:38

Read by Phil Schempf

Mr. Elijah Nutting; Mr. Charles Rye; Mr. James M. Gillespie; Miss Nancy Gillesp…

9:29

Read by Phil Schempf

Mrs. Mary Weeks; Mrs. E. A. Merrill; Mrs. Martha Thorne

10:04

Read by Lynne T

Mrs. Nancy Lowell; Mrs. William Dow

8:02

Read by Jill Engle

Mrs. William J. White

9:02

Read by Andrea Kotzer

Mrs. Paulina Starkloff; Mrs. Anna E. Balser; Mrs. Mary E. Dowling; Mrs. Robert …

11:51

Read by Andrea Kotzer

Mrs. Wilder; Mr. Warren Wakefield

9:26

Read by Greg Giordano

Mrs. Leroy Sampson; Mrs. Anna Simmons Apgar; Mrs. Newman Woods; Mr. Chester L. …

8:49

Read by ReadAllDay

Miss Florinda Hopkins; Mrs. J. W. Ladd; Mrs. C. H. Pettit; Mrs. Anna Hennes Hus…

10:46

Read by Greg Giordano

Mr. Stephen Rochette; Mrs. Stephen Rochette; Mrs. James A. Winter; Mrs. George …

10:25

Read by Greg Giordano

Mr. Theodore Curtis; Mrs. Charles M. Godley; Mr. Frank Slocum

11:32

Read by Lynne T

Mrs. T. B. Walker; Mrs. Virginia Jones; Mrs. Georgiana M. Way

8:29

Read by Greg Giordano

Mrs. Duncan Kennedy

7:46

Read by Greg Giordano

Major S. A. Buell

11:02

Read by Greg Giordano

Mrs. Jane Sutherland; Mrs. Mary Robinson

8:54

Read by Andrea Kotzer

Mrs. Margaret A. Snyder; Mrs. Helen Horton; Mrs. Mary Staring Smith

10:22

Read by Andrea Kotzer

Mrs. Mary Massolt; Mrs. Anna Todd; Mr. Edwin Clarke; Captain Isaac Moulton

11:05

Read by Greg Giordano

Mr. George A. Brackett; Mrs. C. A. Smith; Major C. B. Heffelfinger; Mrs. Martha…

10:51

Read by Lynne T

Mrs. Margaret Hern

15:27

Read by Denise Nordell

Mrs. Mary Ingenhutt; Captain L. L. McCormack; Mr. Charles M. Loring; Dr. Stewart

10:47

Read by Lynne T

Mrs. J. M. Paine; Miss Minnesota Neill; Mr. L. L. Lapham

7:06

Read by Natalya

Mrs. Margaret Rathbun Funk

7:08

Read by ReadAllDay

Mrs. Mary Pitcher

6:13

Read by Kimberly Krause

Mrs. J. R. Beatty; Mrs. A. M. Pfeffer

10:29

Read by Careyanne04

Mr. I. A. Pelton; Mr. John A. Jones

9:12

Read by Phil Schempf

Mrs. Clark Keysor; Judge Lorin Cray

7:45

Read by Greg Giordano

Captain Clark Keysor

7:33

Read by Greg Giordano

Miss Carrie Stratton; Mr. Irving A. Dunsmoor

9:58

Read by Greg Giordano

Mrs. Mary Pribble; Mrs. Edmund Kimball

8:58

Read by Natalya

Mr. Frank G. O'Brien; Mr. Michael Teeter

13:57

Read by Paul Simonin

Mrs. W. L. Niemann

8:21

Read by Greg Giordano

Ex-Governor Samuel R. Van Sant

6:20

Read by Greg Giordano

Mrs. Delilah Maxwell

9:30

Read by ReadAllDay

Mr. B. F. Shaver

10:52

Read by Phil Schempf

Colonel A. P. Connolly

10:03

Read by Doug Sheppard

Colonel Levi Longfellow

12:23

Read by Greg Giordano

Mrs. Helen Godfrey Berry

15:17

Read by ReadAllDay

Abner Crossman Godfrey; Major Benjamin Randall; Miss Sara Faribault

10:39

Read by Greg Giordano

Mary Sherrard Phillips

8:15

Read by Greg Giordano

Mr. H. L. Buck; Mrs. Harriet Gleason; Mrs. Bradey

7:17

Read by Greg Giordano

Mr. Oliver K. Jones

8:58

Read by Marty

Mrs. Arabella Merrit

13:10

Read by Andrea Kotzer

Mrs. Gideon Pond

18:36

Read by TriciaG

Mrs. E. R. Pond; Mrs. John Brown

8:48

Read by Greg Giordano

Marion L. Dibble; Mr. M. G. Cobb

4:33

Read by Greg Giordano

Mr. M. R. Van Schaick; Mrs. Conrad Magnus; Mrs. Orin Pike

6:08

Read by Greg Giordano

Judge Lorin Cray

14:26

Read by Doug Sheppard

Mrs. Mary E. Partridge

6:25

Read by Greg Giordano

Judge Loren W. Collins

16:55

Read by SteveToner

Mr. Elijah G. Nutting; Mr. J. Warren Richardson; Mrs. Henry C. Prescott

11:12

Read by Jill Engle

Judge Thomas S. Buckham; Mrs. Rodney A. Mott; Mrs. Kate Davis Batchelder; Mrs. …

10:38

Read by Jill Engle

Mr. C. H. Watson; Mrs. Augusta Prehn Bierman; Mrs. Ann Alexander; Mr. J. W. Huc…

9:46

Read by Phil Schempf

Mr. Alvin M. Olin; Mrs. Pauline Hagen; Mrs. Catherine Meade

7:12

Read by Greg Giordano

Mr. Glass; Mr. John W. Goulding; Mrs. Colbrath

8:48

Read by Phil Schempf

Mrs. Mary B. Aiton; Dr. A. C. Daniels; Mr. Z. S. Gault; Mr. J. C. Bryant; Mrs. …

11:03

Read by Phil Schempf

Mrs. Frederick Penny; Mr. James Clark

9:46

Read by Phil Schempf

Mrs. Nettleton; Mrs. W. S. Woodbridge; Mrs. Martin Jay Clum; Mr. August Larpent…

9:27

Read by Phil Schempf