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Legends of the Susquehanna

and other poems.

by Truman H. Purdy

  • 185 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by J.B. Lippincott company in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Susquehanna Valley.
    • Subjects:
    • Indians of North America -- Pennsylvania -- Susquehanna Valley.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy Truman H. Purdy. With illustrations by F. O. C. Darley and F. E. Lummis.
      ContributionsDarley, Felix Octavius Carr, 1822-1888, illus., Lummis, F. E., illus.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS2669.P53 L4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination197 p.
      Number of Pages197
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6723369M
      LC Control Number29000322
      OCLC/WorldCa3231972

      Full text of "Legends of the Susquehanna, and other poems" And where are now those good old books On whose first leaves were penn'd, The warning or the rude request: " Steal not this book, my friend"? 96 THE OLD SCHOOL-HOUSE. And many other marks, that youth Had made with little art, To wake in after-years the love Of some reviewing heart. History is the memory of time, the life of the dead, and the happiness of the livingCAPTAIN JOHN SMITH. In the hot summer of a small short-masted open barge "of neare three tuns burthen," flat-bottomed and cabinless, bobbed on the choppy upper reaches of a long bay which neighboring Indians called "Chesapeake" meaning "Great Water.".

      being that it enters the Susquehanna about midway between Muncy creek and Lycoming creek. There is reason in this; and the authority for it, though mislaid, satisfied my mind. Chillisquaque, ‘The frozen Duck,’ is named from the legend of a beautiful squaw having . The Sources of the Susquehanna by James Fenimore Cooper is given by Ashed Phoenix - Million Book Edition. Our Stores Are Open Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help The Legends and Traditions of a Northern County.

      Susquehanna legends. Reading, Pennsylvania: Published by the Bright Printing Company, (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Henry W Shoemaker; Katherine H McCormick; Fred C Miller; H W Swope; W T Clarke; Bright Printing Company. This compilation of books is rich with history, featuring stories ranging from John Smith’s account of the Indians he encountered on the Susquehanna River, to the burning of the bridge in , and many more. Get a glimpse into the lives of those who visited the area and lived along the banks of the Susquehanna through the stories of the past!


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Lummis (Contributor) & 0 more See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Truman H. Purdy. Excerpt from Legends of the Susquehanna: And Other Poems Blue Hill, which has for many ages frowned Upon the less imposing hills around, Rock-breasted, mountain-walled, had ever been The legendary home of wondrous men.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Legends of the Susquehanna, and other : Truman Purdy. I would not compare these two books, as this one focuses on the earliest legends of Pennsylvania, focusing on names of hills, steams, and natural features and their origin stories.

At just over four-hundred pages, "Susquehanna Legends" seems like quite the tome and it is, though the publisher has chosen a rather large font.4/5(1). Buy a cheap copy of Susquehanna Legends: Collected in book by Henry Wharton Shoemaker. Free shipping over $   : Susquehanna Lore: An Exploration of the Legends, History, and Ghosts of the Susquehanna River and Valley (): Jones, Shannon M: Books.

Title Susquehanna legends: collected in central Pennsylvania Contributor Names Shoemaker, Henry W., Internet Archive BookReader Susquehanna legends; collected in Central Pennsylvania.

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Legends of the Susquehanna, and other poems Item Preview remove-circle. Susquehanna River, New York by the Detroit Photographic Co, The Susquehannock people, also called the Conestoga by the English, were an important Iroquoian -speaking tribe that formerly lived on Susquehanna River and its branches, from the north end of the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland across Pennsylvania into southern New York.

Glenn David Books (US) Bookseller Inventory # Title Susquehanna Legends, Collected in Central Pennsylvania Author Henry W. Shoemaker Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Very Good+ Jacket condition No Jacket Edition 1st Edition.

Binding Hardcover Publisher The Bright Printing Co. Place of Publication Reading, Pa. Date published. Photographic frontispiece and photographic plates facing p.

49, 81, andsigned by Fred C. Miller, H.W. Swope, and W.T. Clarke. Image 41 of Susquehanna legends: collected in central Pennsylvania SUSQUEHANNA LEGENDS 39 the size of a human being. He let himself be changed gladly; it was incongruous for him, a big, healthy youth, to try to embrace a little girl no.

According to Henry Shoemaker’s Susquehanna Legends, “They say, that is the old mountaineers, that the Water Witch was an Indian girl who suddenly changed her mind towards her lover. Having. Image 18 of Susquehanna legends: collected in central Pennsylvania eternity may have been revealed, when denied to abler seekers.

It is in the forest that voices were first heard, linking us to the beyond. There is always a thrill in the.

This article examines two pieces of regional folklore set in the Susquehanna Valley during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries: the historical legends of Juniata Jack and Cherry Tree Joe McCreery.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Purdy, Truman H. (Truman Harvey), Legends of the Susquehanna. Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott company,   By framing frontier history in a rhetoric of romance, his legends erase the economic energies at the heart of the legacy of conquest and replace those capitalist forces with an elegy for a vanishing cultural spirit.

legends of the susquehanna Nevertheless, Shoemaker's frontier narratives also create a sense of regional pride by inscribing the landscape with stories of heroic backcountry feats. Legends of the Susquehanna: Frontier Narratives and the Folkloric Sense of Place Mark Sturges; Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies; Penn State University Press; Vol Number 4, Autumn ; pp.

; Article ; View Citation; Additional Information. Susquehanna legends: collected in central Pennsylvania | Library of Congress Photographic frontispiece and photographic plates facing p. 49, 81, andsigned by Fred C. Miller, H.W. Swope, and W.T. Clarke.

Illustrations on p. xiii, and. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.A history of human settlement on the Susquehanna, from John Smith's first encounters with the Susquehannocks through to the present day (well, the present day of the author, at least).

Facts and folklore make up the true history of the Susquehanna valley, and it's all really entertaining stuff/5(1).The Susquehanna River (/ ˌ s ʌ s k w ə ˈ h æ n ə /; Lenape: Siskëwahane) is a major river located in the northeastern and mid-Atlantic United miles ( km) long, it is the longest river on the East Coast of the United drains into the Chesapeake Bay.

With its watershed, it is the 16th-largest river in the United States, and the longest river in the early 21st.