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Title:
A history of the Daniel Boone National Forest, 1770-1970
Author:
Collins, Robert F.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
[Atlanta] : U.S.D.A. Forest Service [Southern Region], 1975 [that is, 1976?]
Physical Description:
viii, 349 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
General Note:
Item 84
Language:
English
Contents:
Early exploration -- Daniel Boone's inspiration -- The search -- Through the Gap -- Exploring Kentucky -- Kentucky Settlement attempt -- Judge Henderson's plan -- The Treaty of Sycamore Shoals -- The Boone Trace -- Judge Henderson travels to Kentucky -- The Transylvania Colony established -- The Transylvania legislature -- Trouble in Kentucky -- The war comes to Kentucky -- Capture of the salt makers -- The great siege of Boonesborough -- Kentucky a state -- More Indian troubles -- Princess Cornblossom & "Big Jake" -- The early iron furnaces -- Early traces and roads -- Civil War action on the Daniel Boone National Forest -- The Rowan County war -- Early forests & forest industry in eastern Kentucky -- National interest in Kentucky's forest lands : 1900-1930 -- The New Deal : Cumberland NF established -- Naming the new national forest -- The Cumberland National Forest in 1937 -- The CCC Program on the Cumberland -- The sublimity project -- The federal-state cooperative wildlife program -- The forest name change -- Forest expansion : the Redbird Purchase Unit -- National resource controversy in Kentucky -- Forest administration : 1950-1970 -- Continuity -- References consulted -- Appendix A-G.
Format :
Book