One hundred sixty acres of dirt : a history of the pioneers of Kansas Settlement, Arizona Territory, 1909 and stories, including the schoolmarm's pearl-handled pistol / Marsha Arzberger ; foreward by Marshall Trimble.
- ISBN: 9781631951565
- Physical Description: 223 pages ; 23 cm.
- Publisher: New York : Morgan James Publishing, 2021.
OneHundred Sixty Acres of Dirt tells the tales of remarkable people—farmers,cowboys, pioneer women and schoolmarms and their journey dealing with rustlers,droughts, Apaches, and straying husbands. It is the story of how theypersevered and survived. It was their dream to own their own land. The pioneerfamilies traveled a thousand miles to claim their homesteads in Arizona Territory.It is a beautiful country, but a tough life. Those who persevered met thechallenges, raised their families, and prospered. Their determination was inspiring.They were strong and they left a legacy of courage. The histories came frompersonal journals and scrapbooks. One Hundred Sixty Acres of Dirt is acarefully researched historical account of these stories that are filled withthe emotions and passions of the people that lived them: their daily lives,joys, and tragedies.
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