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History of the Minisink country

by Horace E. Twichell

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Published by Printed by the Schilling Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Minisink Region (N.Y.),
  • New York (State)
    • Subjects:
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- New York (State),
    • Minisink Region (N.Y.)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Horace E. Twichell.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF127.O8 T9
      The Physical Object
      Pagination207 p.
      Number of Pages207
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6545576M
      LC Control Number12018534
      OCLC/WorldCa6225580

      That place is Minisink, meaning, the stony country. In the geographical area of the upper reaches of the Delaware River, Minisink, was both the place of the Council Fire, and, it was the Minisink language that was spoken by the 50 to 60 Villages occupying the areas of eastern Pennsylvania, northern New Jersey and south east New York states. Brian C. Monahan Superintendent of Schools P.O. Box , Route 6, Slate Hill, NY ()

      Almost every acre of Orange County is historic ground and to record the thrilling past of her patriotic men and women, its many places of Colonial and Revolutionary history and its present day industries and business enterprises would fill volumes many times the size of this modest little book. CHAPTER I., - 1. History - Its origin - Causes of its development - Its Influence on a free government - Divisions of history in point of time - Divisions in regard to subject - General history - Particular history - History of Delaware county; a particular history - Early purchases made of the Indians - Their dissatisfaction - Deed of purchase of - Extent of the purchase - Consideration.

      History of the county, of Orange: with a history of the town and city of Newburgh: (Newburgh, N.Y., E. M. Ruttenber & son, printers, ), by Edward Manning Ruttenber (page images at HathiTrust) A history of the Minisink region: (Middletown, N.Y., C. Finch and I. F. Guiwits, ), by Charles E. Stickney (page images at HathiTrust).   One good description is in Samuel Preston, esq.'s letter which he retells in what Pennsylvania Surveyor General John Lukens told him in about an expedition to explore the Pennsylvanian part of the Minisink colony in This can be found in Horace E. Twichell's History of the Minisink Country, published New York, Page


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National Emergency Library. Top History of the Minisink country Item Preview remove-circlePages: A History Of The Minisink Region: Which Includes The Present Towns Of Minisink, Deerpark, Mount Hope, Greenville And Wawayanda, In Orange County, New York () by Charles E Format: Paperback.

a history. of the. minisink region: which includes the present towns of. minisink, deerpark, mount hope, green-ville and wawayanda, in orange county, new york, from their organization and first settlement to the present time; also, including.

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A history of the Minisink region: which includes the present towns of Minisink, Mount Hope, Greenville and Wawayanda, in Orange County, New York ; from their organization and first settlement to the present time ; also, including a general history of the first settlement of the county.

Author. It took another few years, but just recently the book Phegley wrote, a piece of historical fiction about a frontier story from the Minisink Valley, "Storms at Kendiamong," has been released. A History of the Minisink Region By Charles E.

Stickney () Including the present towns of Minisink, Deerpark, Mount Hope, Greenville, and Wawayanda, in Orange County, New York. We first heard of this book when we were republishing some of the local history classics of neighboring Sullivan County, NY.

When we obtained a copy, we moved this. History. Town of Minisink. Local History. Tradition says that the origin of the name “Minisink” comes from Minsi or Munsee Indians.

The meaning is “people of the stony country” or “mountaineers of land from which water is gone”. Early political and geographical boundaries were: The ancient Minisink Country comprised a portion of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

History of the Minisink country. New York, Printed by the Schilling Press, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Horace E Twichell.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for History of the Minisink Country by Horace E. Twichell (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. A History of the Minisink Region: Which Includes the Present Towns of Minisink, Deerpark, Mount Hope, Greenville, Wawayanda, in Orange County, New York, From Their Organization and First Settlement to the Present Time; Also, Including a General History of the First Settlement of the County - Charles E.

Stickney. As the title suggests, this book takes a historical look at New York’s Minisink. Minisink Valley Historical Society - to foster and promote public knowledge of and interest in local and national history and to collect and preserve records, relics, archaeological materials, papers incident to the genealogical, biographical, civil, political, military, transportation, religious and general history of western Orange County in NY and of the adjoining counties of Sussex in NJ.

Buy a cheap copy of A History of the Minisink Region: Which book by Charles E. Stickney. Free shipping over $ Our historical society, when originally formed, was created to save the history of the Minisink Valley which extended from Minisink Ford, New York to the Delaware Water Gap in New Jersey.

Even today historians still are not in agreement as to the exact boundaries of the Minisink. This map is the first attempt to define the region using current data. The Town Clerks of Minisink - While researching the Ennes family online some time ago an intriguing Parke-Bernet auction catalog preview for the Manuscript Record Book of the Town Clerk of Minisink appeared in a Google book search.

This is where we find Abraham Bennett. Abraham accompanied his father Benjamin Bennett to the rendezvous. Horace E. Twichell describes Abraham’s participation in the day’s events in his book History of the Minisink Country, page   NEWTON—The history of the Minisink, one of the most historical areas in the nation, has been chronologically traced in a new book released by.

Purchase Shawnee Minisink - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNThe document is owned by the Wisconsin Historical Society as part of the Draper Manuscript Collection. In the late 's Lyman Draper collected numerous documents about the Battle of Minisink. Although he never published a book using his research, his work was later drawn upon by Vernon Leslie to write The Battle of Minisink.

We have a book in the Town Archives listing the emancipation of those slaves. In the M & U Railroad came through Minisink. Rev. Ralph Bull in his journal entry of Novem tells us “About sunset the Iron House came up to Westtown – snorted a while and left”.

Minisink changed from a self-sufficient community to industrialized.History in the Landscape. Pennsylvania Settlers of the Minisink - The Bucks County Warrant Registers found at the Pennsylvania State Archives record an interesting overview of the colonial landowners on the West side of the Delaware River in present day Pike or Monroe Counties.

These documents often named neighboring grant holders and.Tips for getting started at the library: Most titles about New Jersey and specific towns are shelved in the call number range — “Snell’s” History of Sussex and Warren Counties (Snell, ), is a commonly used source.

Surnames are indexed.