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Seneca George

The Story of Seneca George   During Pennsylvania’s colonial period, the colony’s magistrates relied heavily upon a small group of people who could act as translators and help to negotiate agreements between Pennsylvania and the original occupants of the land, principally the Lenape (Delaware) and the Iroquois (Five Nations). Some…

A Portage Reenactment

During the 17th century, the North American fur trade was big business. Fur-lined coats with fur collars were highly prized in the European markets. Beaver fur was especially desired because the underside of the coat was waterproof. This lining of tightly packed hairs was used to make felt for hats….

Turning the Corner

Happy New Year! 2020 is in the books. To paraphrase Pumbaa, “Let’s put our behinds in our past.” In the last few years, our country has become more and more divided. This divisiveness reached a new high during the stressful times of 2020. But we can change that. Let’s make…