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Iren Snavely

People living on the Pennsylvania frontier often felt isolated and fearful.  Scotch-Irish and German settlers, excluded from the best farmlands near Philadelphia, worked hard to clear lands and establish new farms and towns west of the Susquehanna.  Although some of Pennsylvania’s...

Travelers, Traders and Tomahawks

What:    Meet John Moore, author of the Frontier Pennsylvania series Where:    State Library of Pennsylvania Law Library, Forum Building, 607 South Drive, Harrisburg, PA When:    December 9th at 12:00 Hear the story of Richard and Catharine Bard, who were captured during...