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More Allegheny Episodes

Legends and Traditions, Old and New, Gathered Among the Pennsylvania Mountains Henry W. Shoemaker
  • Copyright: 1924
  • Dimensions: 5 x 8
  • Page Count: 264 pages
  • Illustrations: 15 b&w illustrations
  • Paperback ISBN: 978-0-271-02280-2
  • Series Name: Metalmark
  • A Metalmark Book

Published in 1924, More Allegheny Episodes is the last of twelve volumes in Henry Shoemaker’s Pennsylvania Folklore Series, published during the first three decades of the twentieth century. This volume is a companion and sequel to the author’s 1922 Allegheny Episodes, containing more stories compiled from across Central and Western Pennsylvania. This collection includes twenty-eight tales recounted in Shoemaker’s typical literary style.

View a digital version of this book online at the Penn State University Libraries website.

Henry W. Shoemaker (1880–1958) was the author of more than twenty volumes of popular Pennsylvania literary folklore and numerous narrative volumes about Pennsylvania’s disappearing wildlife during the first half of the twentieth century. He also served as Pennsylvania’s first State Folklorist from 1948 to 1956.

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