Barclay Mountain - A History

370 Pages

Hardcover, stitched binding

Photo on Front Cover ~ Maps Inside the Covers

Over 400 photos, maps and documents never before released to the public!

This is the most in-depth book on the topic of Barclay Mountain ever published!

  


Contents:

Opening Poem by Charles Counsil
Dr. James Sterrett Smith
Introduction

Chapter 1 The Schrader Creek Watershed
Chapter 2 John Schrader – The Hessian
Chapter 3 Hessians
Chapter 4 The Story of the Barclay Tract
Chapter 5 Lumbering on the Schrader Watershed
Chapter 6 Bradford County’s Railroad, The Barclay
Chapter 7 The Susquehanna and New York Railroad
Chapter 8 Train Wrecks on Barclay Mountain
Chapter 9 Laquin – A Planned Factory Town
Chapter 10 Building Laquin
Chapter 11 The Barclay Family
Chapter 12 Immigrants
Chapter 13 The People of Laquin
Chapter 14 The Community of Laquin
Chapter 15 One Immigrant Girl’s Story
Chapter 16 Growing Up in Laquin – A Letter

Poems
The Town of Laquin – R.E. Cartwright
A Pen Picture of Laquin – “An Old Hick”
To Old Barclay – Mrs. F.J. Whalen

Chapter 17 The Hemlock Tree and Its Bark
Chapter 18 United Stated Leather Company
Chapter 19 The History of the Leather Industry of Bradford County
Chapter 20 The Pennsylvania Stave Mill
Chapter 21 The Pennsylvania Hub and Veneer Company
Chapter 22 The Barclay Chemical Company
Chapter 23 The Schrader Wood Company
Chapter 24 Laquin’s Decline – 1912 to 1932
Chapter 25 The Civilian Conservation Corps Camp
Chapter 26 Interesting Residents

  • Dr. Bates and Tall Tales
  • A Barclay Mountain Moonshiner
  • Dr. C. Melvin Coon
  • Mrs. Charles Davidson (Gladys)
  • G.V. Dayton
  • Moonshine
  • Daisy Eddy
  • L.C. Decker
  • Tidbits
  • Robert Elliott
  • School – Mrs. Clay Fuller
  • Mrs. Daniel Hartman
  • Herbert Henry
  • Mrs. H. Lamar Holcombe
  • George Houseknecht
  • Albert Hugo
  • Mrs. Paul Johnson
  • J.F. Kizer
  • George Landon
  • Kobbe
  • Ruth Leonard
  • Lola Long
  • John Lynch
  • Zada Mapes
  • Dawes Markwell
  • James Meredith
  • F. William Miller
  • Harold Newell
  • Gertrude Painter
  • C.E. Pelton
  • Elton Pepper
  • Elton Pepper Interview
  • Paul Percival Interview
  • Rodka
  • Judson Schanbacher
  • C. Victor Savacool
  • James Seipler
  • Lial Shedden
  • David Smith
  • Ken Snyder
  • Thomas Taber
  • Thompson
  • Ray VanFleet
  • Ed Watkins
  • Lisle Watts
  • Earl Wilcox
  • Harry Wilcox
  • Wooster
  • Walter G. (Skinny) Zellers
  • Notes from Smith Notebook
  • Obituaries 264

Miscellaneous Interviews

  • Mrs. Stanley Hettick
  • Wesley Mott
  • James Holcomb
  • Merle Morse
  • Paul Selleck
  • L.M. Duggan
  • Mary Cronin
  • Arthur Wittig
  • George & Katherine Houseknecht
  • Hiram Bull’s Diary

Chapter 27 The Tapes

  • Tape #1 – Fred W. Dole
  • Tape #2A – Stanford Leathers
  • Tape #2B – Walter G. (Skinny) Zellers
  • Tape #3 – Mrs. Karl Keldar
  • Tape #4A – Reading
  • Tape #5A – Merle A. Morse
  • Tape #5B – Charles H. Bedford
  • Tape #6 – H.S. Leathers
  • Tape #9 – Henry Johnson
  • Tape #10 – Mr. and Mrs. Daniel W. Hartman
  • Tape #11 – Herbert Henry
  • Tape #12 – Paul Percival
  • William W. Minor
  • Tape #13 – Mr. and Mrs. Harry Weller
  • Tape #15A – Red Wittig and his son Charles
  • Tape #15B – George T. Jefferson
  • Tape #16 – Emmett Lintern
  • Chapter 28 Interviewing Charles Counsil
  • Chapter 29 In Black and White – Denny Irving
  • Chapter 30 Newspaper Stories
  • Chapter 31 History of the Game Commission on Barclay Mountain
  • Chapter 32 The Last Days of Barclay Township

Poem
In the Shadow of the Mountain – Mae Lampman Ande

Acknowledgements
Bibliography
Index

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