WEST VIRGINIA:  A HISTORICAL RESOURCE GUIDE
PART ONE: A HIDDEN LAND

Early White Exploration

Alvord, Clarence Walworth and Lee Bidgood. The First Explorations of the Trans-Allegheny Region by the Virginians, 1650-1674. Cleveland: Arthur H. Clark, 1912.

Jillson, Willard R. The Big Sandy Valley: A Regional History Prior to the Year 1850. Louisville: John P. Morton & Co., 1923.

Rice, Otis K. The Allegheny Frontier: West Virginia Beginnings, 1730-1830. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 1970.


Native Americans

Alford, Thomas W. Civilization. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1936

Clark, Jerry E. The Shawnee. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1993.

Down, Randolph C., Council Fires on the Upper Ohio. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1977

Eckert, Allan W. A Sorrow in our Heart: The Life of Tecumseh. New York: Bantum Books, 1992.

Galloway, William A. Old Chillicothe: Shawnee and Pioneer History. Xenia: Buckeye Press, 1934.

Gilbert, Bill. God Gave Us This Country: Tekamthi and the First American Revolution. New York: Athenaeum Press, 1989.


British Claims - French Claims

Bowman, Forest J. "A Trouble-Some and Difficult Affair: Surveying the Fairfax Line," West Virginia History 33 (April 1972): 248-261.

Castle, R. Woodrow. "Batts and Fallam and the Kanawha," West Virginia History 3 (July 1942): 275-284.

Jones, Mary Homes. "The Fairfax Stone," Wonderful West Virginia 39 (January 1976): 18-19.

Brown, Leona G. "George Washington in West Virginia," West Virginia History 20 (October 1958): 36-44.

Tomkies, Morgan. "Celoron's Plaque at Point Pleasant," West Virginia History 27 (April 1966): 220-233.

 
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