Early Cattle and ‘Watered Meadows’ of the Pennsylvania Dutch Country

 

In 1683, William Penn reported to friends in England, “Here is plenty of cow cattle.” Cattle, together with all other farm livestock, were brought to the Delaware Valley from Europe by the Swedes, Finns and Dutch in the 17th century. The

Source: The Historian: Early Cattle and ‘Watered Meadows’ 

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