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At her home in Shandelee, amateur historian and Johnny Darling recordkeeper Mia Koerner reads on of her favorite stories about the daring, charming Sullivan County Paul Bunyon. For the full story … more
 In his 1949 book, “The Marvelous Adventures of Johnny Caesar Cicero Darling,” M. Jagendorf includes this tale of one of Johnny’s rafting adventures. ‘Hoops on the … more
“It becomes very difficult to separate fact from fiction when we talk about the Native Americans,” said Sullivan County Historian John Conway, explaining that Lenape didn't leave anything in writing. “So who’s to say what’s legend and what’s fact?” more
This story was published in the Fall 2019 edition of Upper Delaware Magazine. This tale is one of several the famed Pennsylvanian folklorist Charles Skinner collected in his book, “Myths and … more
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