Posts Tagged ‘Lenape’

Philadelphia's Forgotten Forebears: How Pennsylvania Erased The Lenape From Local History

Philadelphia’s Forgotten Forebears: How Pennsylvania Erased The Lenape From Local History

August 23, 2019  |  History

In this poignant essay Dan Shurley looks at the mistreatment of the Lenape in Pennsylvania and how historic Philadelphia still manages to misrepresent and largely ignore the city's native people > more

Who Has Seen The Indian Pole?

Who Has Seen The Indian Pole?

June 20, 2012  |  History

Harry K needs help solving the mystery of the Indian Pole, an 85 foot tall post with a 9 1/2 foot tall Native American at the top last heard from in 1920. After scouring the likely sources, Harry has been led to believe not a single image exists--or does it? > more

No-Man's Land

No-Man’s Land

September 20, 2011  |  History

Lenape squatter-ground or just a lost slice of the city? > more