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Pioneer's Search for an Ideal Home

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ISBN-10: 0803275595

ISBN-13: 9780803275591

Edition: 1984 (Reprint)

Authors: Phoebe Goodell Judson, Susan Armitage, Phoebe Judson

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Phoebe Judson was a young bride in 1853 when she and her husband crossed the plains from Ohio to the Puget Sound area of Washington Territory. She was ninety-five when this book was first published in 1925. The years between were spent in “a pioneer’s search for an ideal home” and in living there, when it was finally found at the head of the Nooksack River, almost on the Canadian border. Phoebe Judson's account of the journey west is based on daily diary entries detailing her fear, excitement, and exhaustion. At the end of the trail, the Judsons encountered hardships aplenty, causing them to abandon a farm and business in Olympia before their arrival in the Nooksack Valley. During the…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 1984
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Publication date: 12/1/1984
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 314
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

A Pioneer's Search for an Ideal Home Chapter I
The Conquest of the West