Monthly Archives: December 1999

History of Livingston Manor, New York

THE HISTORY OF LIVINGSTON MANOR  The first settler in the Town of Rockland found Iroquois Indians to the north. Algonquin Indians to the South  and the Lenni Lenapes located here. The pioneers had trails instead of roads. The biggest trail … Continue reading

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SOCKDOLAGER – A Tale of Davey Crockett

———————————————————————–      A “sockdolager” is a knock-down blow. This is a newspaper reporter’s captivating story of his unforgettable encounter with the old “Bear Hunter” from Tennessee.      From The Life of Colonel David Crockett, by Edward S. Ellis  (Philadelphia: Porter & … Continue reading

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