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Myths and Legends of Our Own Land — Complete

By Charles M. (Charles Montgomery) Skinner
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Table of Contents
  • MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF OUR OWN LAND
  • CONTENTS
  • PREFACE
  • THE HUDSON AND ITS HILLS
  • RIP VAN WINKLE
  • CATSKILL GNOMES
  • THE CATSKILL WITCH
  • THE REVENGE OF SHANDAKEN
  • CONDEMNED TO THE NOOSE
  • BIG INDIAN
  • THE BAKER'S DOZEN
  • THE DEVIL'S DANCE-CHAMBER.
  • THE CULPRIT FAY
  • POKEPSIE
  • DUNDERBERG
  • ANTHONY'S NOSE
  • MOODUA CREEK
  • A TRAPPER'S GHASTLY VENGEANCE
  • THE VANDERDECKEN OF TAPPAN ZEE
  • THE GALLOPING HESSIAN
  • STORM SHIP OF THE HUDSON
  • WHY SPUYTEN DUYVIL IS SO NAMED
  • THE RAMAPO SALAMANDER
  • CHIEF CROTON
  • THE RETREAT FROM MAHOPAC
  • NIAGARA
  • THE DEFORMED OF ZOAR
  • HORSEHEADS
  • KAYUTA AND WANETA
  • THE DROP STAR
  • THE PROPHET OF PALMYRA
  • A VILLAIN'S CREMATION
  • THE MONSTER MOSQUITOE
  • THE GREEN PICTURE
  • THE NUNS OF CARTHAGE
  • THE SKULL IN THE WALL
  • THE HAUNTED MILL
  • OLD INDIAN FACE
  • THE DIVISION OF THE SARANACS
  • AN EVENT IN INDIAN PARK
  • THE INDIAN PLUME
  • BIRTH OF THE WATER-LILY
  • ROGERS'S SLIDE
  • THE FALLS AT COHOES
  • FRANCIS WOOLCOTT'S NIGHT-RIDERS
  • POLLY'S LOVER
  • CROSBY, THE PATRIOT SPY
  • THE LOST GRAVE OF PAINE
  • THE RISING OF GOUVERNEUR MORRIS
  • THE ISLE OF MANHATTOES AND NEARBY
  • DOLPH HEYLIGER
  • THE KNELL AT THE WEDDING
  • ROISTERING DIRCK VAN DARA
  • THE PARTY FROM GIBBET ISLAND
  • MISS BRITTON'S POKER
  • THE DEVIL'S STEPPING-STONES
  • THE SPRINGS OF BLOOD AND WATER
  • THE CRUMBLING SILVER
  • THE CORTELYOU ELOPEMENT
  • VAN WEMPEL'S GOOSE
  • THE WEARY WATCHER
  • THE RIVAL FIDDLERS
  • WYANDANK
  • MARK OF THE SPIRIT HAND
  • THE FIRST LIBERAL CHURCH
  • ON AND NEAR THE DELAWARE
  • THE PHANTOM DRAGOON
  • DELAWARE WATER GAP
  • THE PHANTOM DRUMMER
  • THE MISSING SOLDIER OF VALLEY FORGE
  • THE LAST SHOT AT GERMANTOWN
  • A BLOW IN THE DARK
  • THE TORY'S CONVERSION
  • LORD PERCY'S DREAM
  • SAVED BY THE BIBLE
  • PARRICIDE OF THE WISSAHICKON
  • THE BLACKSMITH AT BRANDYWINE
  • FATHER AND SON
  • THE ENVY OF MANITOU
  • THE LAST REVEL IN PRINTZ HALL
  • THE TWO RINGS
  • FLAME SCALPS OF THE CHARTIERS
  • THE CONSECRATION OF WASHINGTON
  • TALES OF PURITAN LAND
  • EVANGALINE
  • THE SNORING OF SWUNKSUS
  • THE LEWISTON HERMIT
  • THE DEAD SHIP OF HARPSWELL
  • THE SCHOOLMASTER HAD NOT REACHED ORRINGTON.
  • JACK WELCH'S DEATH LIGHT
  • THE LADY URSULA
  • FATHER MOODY'S BLACK VEIL
  • THE HOME OF THUNDER
  • THE PARTRIDGE WITCH
  • THE MARRIAGE OF MOUNT KATAHDIN
  • THE MOOSE OF MOUNT KINEO
  • THE OWL TREE
  • A CHESTNUT LOG
  • THE WATCHER ON WHITE ISLAND
  • CHOCORUA
  • PASSACONAWAY'S RIDE TO HEAVEN
  • THE BALL GAME BY THE SACO
  • THE WHITE MOUNTAINS
  • THE VISION ON MOUNT ADAMS
  • THE GREAT CARBUNCLE
  • SKINNER'S CAVE
  • YET THEY CALL IT LOVER'S LEAP
  • SALEM AND OTHER WITCHCRAFT
  • THE GLOUCESTER LEAGUERS
  • SATAN AND HIS BURIAL-PLACE
  • PETER RUGG, THE MISSING MAN
  • THE LOSS OF WEETAMOO
  • THE FATAL FORGET-ME-NOT
  • THE OLD MILL AT SOMERVILLE
  • EDWARD RANDOLPH'S PORTRAIT
  • LADY ELEANORE'S MANTLE
  • HOWE'S MASQUERADE
  • OLD ESTHER DUDLEY
  • THE LOSS OF JACOB HURD
  • THE HOBOMAK
  • BERKSHIRE TORIES
  • THE REVENGE OF JOSIAH BREEZE
  • THE MAY-POLE OF MERRYMOUNT
  • THE DEVIL AND TOM WALKER
  • THE GRAY CHAMPION
  • THE FOREST SMITHY
  • WAHCONAH FALLS
  • KNOCKING AT THE TOMB
  • THE WHITE DEER OF ONOTA
  • WIZARD'S GLEN
  • BALANCED ROCK
  • SHONKEEK-MOONKEEK
  • THE SALEM ALCHEMIST
  • ELIZA WHARTON
  • SALE OF THE SOUTHWICKS
  • THE COURTSHIP OF MYLES STANDISH
  • MOTHER CREWE
  • AUNT RACHEL'S CURSE
  • NIX'S MATE
  • THE WILD MAN OF CAPE COD
  • NEWBURY'S OLD ELM
  • SAMUEL SEWALL'S PROPHECY
  • THE SHRIEKING WOMAN
  • AGNES SURRIAGE
  • SKIPPER IRESON'S RIDE
  • HEARTBREAK HILL
  • HARRY MAIN: THE TREASURE AND THE CATS
  • THE WESSAGUSCUS HANGING
  • THE UNKNOWN CHAMPION
  • GOODY COLE
  • GENERAL MOULTON AND THE DEVIL
  • THE SKELETON IN ARMOR
  • MARTHA'S VINEYARD AND NANTUCKET
  • LOVE AND TREASON
  • THE HEADLESS SKELETON OF SWAMPTOWN
  • THE CROW AND CAT OF HOPKINSHILL
  • THE OLD STONE MILL
  • ORIGIN OF A NAME
  • MICAH ROOD APPLES
  • A DINNER AND ITS CONSEQUENCES
  • THE NEW HAVEN STORM SHIP
  • THE WINDAM FROGS
  • THE LAMB OF SACRIFICE
  • MOODUS NOISES
  • HADDAM ENCHANTMENTS
  • BLOCK ISLAND AND THE PALATINE
  • THE BUCCANEER
  • ROBERT LOCKWOOD'S FATE
  • LOVE AND RUM
  • LIGHTS AND SHADOWS OF THE SOUTH
  • THE SWIM AT INDIAN HEAD
  • THE MOANING SISTERS
  • A RIDE FOR A BRIDE
  • SPOOKS OF THE HIAWASSEE
  • LAKE OF THE DISMAL SWAMP
  • THE BARGE OF DEFEAT
  • NATURAL BRIDGE
  • THE SILENCE BROKEN
  • SIREN OF THE FRENCH BROAD
  • THE HUNTER OF CALAWASSEE
  • REVENGE OF THE ACCABEE
  • TOCCOA FALLS
  • TWO LIVES FOR ONE
  • A GHOSTLY AVENGER
  • THE WRAITH RINGER OF ATLANTA
  • THE SWALLOWING EARTHQUAKE
  • LAST STAND OF THE BILOXI
  • THE SACRED FIRE OF NACHEZ
  • PASS CHRISTIAN
  • THE UNDER LAND
  • THE CENRAL STATES AND THE GREAT LAKES
  • AN AVERTED PERIL
  • THE OBSTINACY OF SAINT CLAIR
  • THE HUNDREDTH SKULL
  • THE CRIME OF BLACK SWAMP
  • THE HOUSE ACCURSED
  • MICHEL DE COUCY'S TROUBLES
  • WALLEN'S RIDGE
  • THE SKY WALKER OF HURON
  • THE COFFIN OF SNAKES
  • MACKINACK
  • LAKE SUPERIOR WATER GODS
  • THE WITCH OF PICTURED ROCKS
  • THE ORIGIN OF WHITE-FISH
  • THE SPIRIT OF CLOUDY
  • THE SUN FIRE AT SAULT SAINTE MARIE
  • THE SNAKE GOD OF BELLE ISLE
  • WERE-WOLVES OF DETROIT
  • THE ESCAPE OF FRANCOIS NAVARRE
  • THE OLD LODGER
  • THE NAIN ROUGE
  • TWO REVENGES
  • HIAWATHA
  • THE INDIAN MESSIAH
  • THE VISION OF RESCUE
  • DEVIL'S LAKE
  • THE KEUSCA ELOPEMENT
  • PIPESTONE
  • THE VIRGINS' FEAST
  • FALLS OF ST. ANTHONY
  • FLYING SHADOW AND TRACK MAKER
  • SAVED BY A LIGHTNING-STROKE
  • THE KILLING OF CLOUDY SKY
  • PROVIDENCE HOLE
  • THE SCARE CURE
  • TWELFTH NIGHT AT CAHOKIA
  • THE SPELL OF CREVE CIUR LAKE
  • HOW THE CRIME WAS REVEALED
  • BANSHEE OF THE BAD LANDS
  • STANDING ROCK
  • THE SALT WITCH
  • ALONG THE ROCKY RANGE
  • OVER THE DIVIDE
  • THE PHANTOM TRAIN OF MARSHALL PASS
  • THE RIVER OF LOST SOULS
  • RIDERS OF THE DESERT
  • THE DIVISION OF TWO TRIBES
  • BESIEGED BY STARVATION
  • A YELLOWSTONE TRAGEDY
  • THE BROAD HOUSE
  • THE DEATH WALTZ
  • THE FLOOD AT SANTA FE
  • GODDESS OF SALT
  • THE COMING OF THE NAVAJOS
  • THE ARK ON SUPERSTITION MOUNTAINS
  • THE PALE FACED LIGHTNING
  • THE WEIRD SENTINEL AT SQUAW PEAK
  • SACRIFICE OF THE TOLTECS
  • TA-VWOTS CONQUERS THE SUN
  • THE COMANCHE RIDER
  • HORNED TOAD AND GIANTS
  • THE SPIDER TOWER
  • THE LOST TRAIL
  • A BATTLE IN THE AIR
  • ON THE PACIFIC COAST
  • THE VOYAGER OF WHULGE
  • TAMANOUS OF TACOMA
  • THE DEVIL AND THE DALLES
  • CASCADES OF THE COLUMBIA
  • THE DEATH OF UMATILLA
  • HUNGER VALLEY
  • THE WRATH OF MANITOU
  • THE SPOOK OF MISERY HILL
  • THE QUEEN OF DEATH VALLEY
  • BRIDAL VEIL FALL
  • THE GOVERNOR'S RIGHT EYE
  • THE PRISONER IN AMERICAN SHAFT
  • AS TO BURIED RICHES
  • KIDD'S TREASURE
  • OTHER BURIED WEALTH
  • STORIED WATERS, CLIFFS AND MOUNTAINS
  • MONSTERS AND SEA-SERPENTS
  • STONE-THROWING DEVILS
  • STORIED SPRINGS
  • LOVERS' LEAPS
  • GOD ON THE MOUNTAINS
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