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The Indians of the Winnipesaukee and Pemigewasset Valleys, Mary A. Proctor

Author Name    Mary A. Proctor

Title   The Indians of the Winnipesaukee and Pemigewasset Valleys

Binding   Trade paperback

Book Condition   New

Size   5.5 x 8.5 inches

Publisher   Amesbury, MA Powwow River Books 2007

ISBN Number    0971791074 / 978-0-9717910-7-7

Seller ID   P00016

Mary A. Proctor published The Indians of the Winnipesaukee and Pemigewasset Valleys in 1930 as a local history book for the Franklin, New Hampshire schools. The book focuses on culture, history, and language of the Native Americans who lived in New Hampshire. Proctor compiled her book from various 19th century histories, colonial records, and the accounts of early explorers. The book is best known for its information and illustrations of the “Proctor Collection.” The collection contains numerous artifacts her family salvaged during the construction of baseball fields at Odell Park in Franklin NH. At the core of the collection is the largest assemblage of carved stone pendants ever recovered in New England from a Native American site. In addition, there are photographs of a Native American fish weir, large mortar stone, petroglyph of a shad, and other significant artifacts. Fascimile reprint of 1930 edition. 67 pp. 17 illustrations.

Native Americans, Pendents, Petroglyphs, Rock Art, Franklin NH, Artifacts

Price = 10.00 USD



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