This is a single part of what will be, by my classification, about compact tribal histories contact to It is limited to the lower 48 states of the U. This history's content and style are representative. The normal process at this point is to circulate an almost finished product among a peer group for comment and criticism. At the end of this History you will find links to those Nations referred to in the History of the Wappinger.
Previous page Laceyville Originally known as Braintrim see above and Skinner's Eddy see below , the area for a couple centuries was a camping grounds for Indians of the Tuscarora tribe. When the Laceyville toll bridge was completed across the Susquehanna in , the fare was five cents for pedestrians and 25 cents for horses. Lackawanna Means "the stream that forks," and the fork in question is the confluence of the Lackawanna River with the northern branch of the Susquehanna. Lackawanna County was once part of Luzerne County, and the breakoff did not come easy. The first rumblings of secession were heard in the s, some 20 years after Bradford and Susquehanna counties had broken off, due mainly to the impracticalities, not to mention the social regression, of having to travel to Wilkes-Borough to transact official business. When suggestions started floating about that another northern chunk of Luzerne County wanted to break off, the PTB powers-that-be of Wilkes-Borough became alarmed, so they developed a two-point scheme. One, they agreed to the breakoff and formation of Wyoming County, centered around Tunkhannock, throwing as it were a bone to folks clamoring for more self rule.
Cranberries Most Americans associate cranberries with Thanksgiving turkey. They are often classed as "New World" food. Botanists and linguists confirm several varieties of berries, from different parts of the northern temperate regions, have been called "cranberry.
Paoline, , eleventh edition. The first apparition Bernadette wrote, in her own hand and a number of times, an account of the apparition. The first account written by her was given to Father Gondrand on May 28th , the second and most complete account was written early in , and on August 22nd she wrote one for Rev. On November 20th she wrote an account for a friend of Madame Ida Ribettes: On May 12th she wrote in her diary, filling in the gaps in her latest account.