List of Our Blog Posts


Links to our Blog Posts; most recent at the top.


Think Like a Historian – Characteristics of Historical Thinking


African-American Issues of 100 Years Ago


Indiana Genealogy & Local History Resources


Genealogy & Local History Research


New Life for Millions of Disappearing Books


Michigan Explorers & Pioneers Tell Their Own Stories


Historical Fiction about the Southern U.S.


House Plans and Architecture in the 19th Century


The Black Hawk War of 1832


Vacationing Up-North before Autos


Anti-Slavery before the Civil War


Farmers’ Magazines 1850 – 1900s


The Exploits of George Rogers Clark


Education of Females in the 19th Century


Books about 19th Century American Women Authors


Making Cloth and Clothing on the Frontier


Life on the River in Frontier Days


Edwin J. Hulbert


Selected Books about Pioneer Life in Early Illinois


Survey and Sale of Public Lands in the NW Territory


The War of 1812


Histories of the Old Northwest


La Salle the Explorer


The Frontier along the Ohio River


American Revolution: Correspondence of British Commanders in the West


Revolutionary War in the Northwest: American Commanders’ Correspondence


Cooking and Housekeeping Books – 19th Century


Experimental Communities in 19th Century America


Tip for Reading our Books Online


Memoirs and Diaries from the Indiana Frontier


Three Digital Collections in Indiana History


Thinking of Visiting Northern Michigan?


Major Online Document Collections


Pioneers in Illinois Tell Their Stories


19th Century Novels & Historical Fiction


Foreign Visitors Interpret America 1800-1867


Early Days in Wisconsin


Pontiac’s War: Northern Forts Under Attack


Books by 19th Century American Indian Authors


Books on 19th Century Crime


Memoirs by Three Pioneers


Illinois Harvest Digital Collection


Tour of Map Site: “Historic Map Works”




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