Books

Books by Carl E. Feather

I have written four published books. They are available from Amazon as well as directly from the author, signed and personalized as you indicate.

Ashtabula Harbor, Ohio:
A History of the World’s Greatest Iron Ore Receiving Port

Ashtabula Harbor, Ohio, was the busiest iron ore receiving port on the Great Lakes in the latter decade of the 1800s and early years of the 1900s. This 400-page book delves into the history of The Harbor, from its early shipbuilding days to its glory days of the Huletts and eventual decline. Packed with amusing and tragic stories, as well as first-person interviews, this is the definitive book on this often overlooked Lake Erie port.

$29.95 from Amazon or the author. Available July 15, 2017.

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mountain peopleMountain People in a Flat Land (1997, Ohio University Press)

This is the story of the migration of Appalachian workers and their families to Ashtabula County, Ohio, in the period 1940-1960. This book is ideal for any person whose roots go back to West Virginia or Kentucky, who want to better understand the Appalachian culture or why things are the way they are in Northeast Ohio.

$25.00 when purchased from the author.

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covered bridgesThe Covered Bridges of Ashtabula County (2014, History Press)

The story behind every covered bridge in Ashtabula County, the covered bridge capital of Ohio. This book also looks at bridges of the past, more than 48 of them, that once dotted the scenic countryside and played a role in getting our milk, grain and livestock to market. A great gift for any person interested in Northeast Ohio history, covered bridges or exploring the back roads of history and Ashtabula County.

$20 when purchased from the author

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Hidden HistoryHidden History of Ashtabula County (2015, History Press)

Not a typical history book of  facts and figures, this book is long on stories and explanations of how things got to be the way they are in Ashtabula County, Ohio. Using an old road, churches, the Underground Railroad, graveyards and water, Carl tells the story of Ashtabula County as he peels back the superficial to reveal the historical.

$22 when purchased from the author

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