Waterfall postcards Set #4
Courtesy of Steve Young Collections
The many names of Chequaga Falls
Shequaga Falls (The Falls) most common today
Place of the falling or Roaring Waters
Valley of the tumbling waters
Scene of Red Jacket, Seneca Chief, “pitted his voice”
“Another tale has Red Jacket, full of firewater, pitting his magnificent voice against the thunder of Sheququa Falls which splash down almost into the principal street of Montour Falls.
The account does not tell the winner of the contest.” https://mcnygenealogy.com/book/pioneer-profiles-1.htm
“Indian speech, delivered before a gentleman missionary, from Massachusetts, by a chief, commonly called by the white people Red Jacket. His Indian name is Sagu-ya-what-hath, which being interpreted, is Keeper-Awake”
Red Jacket Defends Native American Religion, 1805 by Red Jacket http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/5790/
Louis Philippe, painting placed in the Louvre, Paris
The Spanish gallery, also called Spanish museum was a gallery of Spanish painting created by French King Louis Philippe I in 1838, shown in the Louvre, then dismantled in 1853.
Havana Glen and a little History