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Native Man in Garrett County page 5


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and went were of a semi-nomadic culture. We have no certainty as to how many cognate Algonquin tribes were in residence here during historic times. The tribes most frequently referred to are: Shawnees, Delaware (Lenape), and Senecas.

Garrett County was criss-crossed by many trails such as the Great Warrior Path, the Nemacolin Path, the McCullough Path; also the Seneca Trail (approximating the route of 219) from Keyser's Ridge in the north, passing near the Fairfax Stone and on deep into Dixie. These




ID:
gctg013

Creator:
Rev. J. C. Breuninger

Notes:
March 15, 1949 the writer met and visited with Dorothy Cranton, Royal Oak, Michigan. She is the great-great-granddaughter of Chief Tecumseh. This portrait of the great Shawnee chief was painted by one of the officers of the 41st Regiment, British, after the death of Tecumseh at Moravian Town. It is said to be very lifelike. It is the only one in existence. Courtesy Burton Historical Collection.

Date:
Summer 1963

Collection Location:
Ruth Enlow Library, Oakland

Original Size:
22 x 15 cms

Contributor:
Editor: Felix G. Robinson

Subject:
Maryland, History

Coverage:
Western Maryland, 1750-1963

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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