The River and the Mountains

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see also History of Sullivan County by James Quinlan

The River and the Mountains

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Table of Contents

Preface ----- xi

INTRODUCTION

1. An Overview of Sullivan County History by Manville B. Wakefield ----- 3

THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY

2. How the Delawares Lived by C. A. Weslager ----- 17

3. The Great Hardenbergh Patent by Alf Evers ----- 41

4. The Battle of Minisink
The Indian-Tory Account by Joseph Brant ----- 57
The American Account by John Hathorn ----- 59
5. Life After the Revolution by James E. Quinlan ----- 66

THE NINETEENTH CENTURY

6. The Creation of a County by James E. Quinlan ----- 81

7.The Delaware and Hudson Canal
Canal Engineering by John B. Jervis ----- 91
The Boatmen by Dorothea O. Benner ----- 103
The Boatmen A Personal View by Murray Posner ----- 418
Postscript ----- 436

Sources ----- 439

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Illustrations

Map of Sullivan County, 1872 --- 9
Minisink Battlefield monuments --- 61
Dutch Reformed and Presbyterian churches --- 89
Delaware and Hudson Canal --- 111
James E. Quinlan, James C. Curtis, A. C. Niven --- 116
Map of Swamp Mills, 1875 --- 141
Map of Youngsville, 1875 --- 144
Fallsburg schools --- 148
Bark peelers --- 153
Gravestones of immigrants --- 160
Sales receipt, J. D. Sherwood --- 162
Civil War soldiers and veterans --- 166-67
Delaware River raft --- 181
Baseball --- 191
Sullivan County courthouses --- 195
Mansion House --- 202
Fly fishing --- 227
Monticello fire, 1909 --- 236
Loomis Sanatorium --- 253
Telephone operators --- 263
Boardinghouse advertisement --- 268
Minutes, South Fallsburg Hebrew Association --- 281
Monticello railroad station --- 287
Sullivan County churches --- 308-09
Early fire apparatus --- 311
Murder, Inc. headlines --- 319
Map of Eureka, 1875 --- 336
Sullivan County Community College trustees --- 364
Sullivan County Community College sites --- 371
Woodstock festivals --- 385
Flagler Hotel --- 408
Exit 107 on Route 17 --- 420
Gilbert Hotel and SYDA Foundation --- 436
Hotel Brickman ---

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