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The Legend of the White Canoe

The Legend of the White Canoe Niagara Falls New York
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Stock #: 11404
City: Niagara Falls
State: New York (NY)
County: Niagara
Postmark: 1914
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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Among the legends about Niagara, an interesting one represents the Indian as holding the Spirit of the Cataract in great awe and of sacrificing a maiden of the tribe annually by sending her over the Falls in a canoe laden with fruits of the earth and chase, in the belief that such an offering would influence the spirit of the waters to favor the tribe in war and peace

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