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The Pioneers

Author David McCullough hails from my hometown of Pittsburgh so I feel a connection to him.  Okay, not really, but I’ve enjoyed many of his books.  If you love historic settings and details, you have to have read some of his books.  The Pioneers is subtitled “The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West.”  In this case “West” is Ohio.  The book heralds the settlement of communities in and around what is now Marietta, Ohio. Being from Pittsburgh, I truly enjoyed the references to the Ohio River and Pittsburgh itself.