Susquehannocks – The vanquished tribe

 

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Susquehannock IndianIf you’re interested in the history of one of the several Native American tribes that lived in what would become known as the Deitscherei (PA Dutch Country), you will want to read this article. It gives a concise, thumbnail sketch of the now extinct tribe whose Algonquian name – pronounced Sasquesahanough – meant “the people at the falls”.

The falls referred to by their name was most likely what is known today as the Conewago Falls. Click here to see exclusive photos of what I consider to be one of Pennsylvania’s most interesting, yet relatively unknown geologic features.

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