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The Work of Our Hands: A History of Mount Pleasant, 1799~1899
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Description
Creators:
Jaeger, Sharon, Author
O'Byrne, Delia
, Editor
Media Type:
Text
Image
Item Type:
Books
Description:
The Work of Our Hands chronicles the history of the town of Mount Pleasant from its earliest settlements through the end of the 19th century.

In order to have meaning, local history must relate all aspects of a particular community’s development to a larger context. Mount Pleasant stands out as having experienced most of the major social, economic, military and political events in our nation’s early history. Dr. Jaeger skilfully weaves the story of 19th century Mount Pleasant into the fabric of this larger history, at the same time describing how the small pioneer settlement, carved out of the vast Six Nations territory by Joseph Brant, was transformed into an aristocratic village that “charms with its loveliness” centuries later...
Publisher:
Thompson Printing and Lithographing Limited
Place of Publication:
Paris, Ontario
Date of Publication:
2004
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
ISBN 0-9734974-0-8
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.0834 Longitude: -80.31637
Donor:
Permission to reproduce this text has been provided by Heritage Mount Pleasant.
Copyright Statement:
Protected by copyright: Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Copyright Date:
2004
Copyright Holder:
Heritage Mount Pleasant
Recommended Citation:
Jaeger, Sharon. (2004). "The Work of Our Hands" Mount Pleasant, Ontario, 1799~1899: A History. Paris, ON: Thompson.
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The Work of Our Hands: A History of Mount Pleasant, 1799~1899


The Work of Our Hands chronicles the history of the town of Mount Pleasant from its earliest settlements through the end of the 19th century.

In order to have meaning, local history must relate all aspects of a particular community’s development to a larger context. Mount Pleasant stands out as having experienced most of the major social, economic, military and political events in our nation’s early history. Dr. Jaeger skilfully weaves the story of 19th century Mount Pleasant into the fabric of this larger history, at the same time describing how the small pioneer settlement, carved out of the vast Six Nations territory by Joseph Brant, was transformed into an aristocratic village that “charms with its loveliness” centuries later...