If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.

– Rudyard Kipling

The Frontiersman James Harrod

James Harrod was born circa 1745 in Bedford County, Pennsylvania, -one of twelve children born to John and Sarah Harrod. He grew up a frontiersman, and became skilled at hunting

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Phebe Tucker Cunningham’s Captivity

Phebe Tucker Cunningham This story is a fantastic snapshot Phebe Tucker Cunningham’s life on the frontier.  The narrative was taken from the “Chronicles of Border Warfare” by Alexander S. Withers,

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The Penn Family Treaties

Most of us are familiar with William Penn’s Treaty with the Indians. A lesser known treaty, made by Penn’s sons, is known as The Walking Treaty or Walking Purchase of

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