Lover's Leap

Lover's Leap Camdenton Mississippi


Stock #: 35793
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Camdenton
State: Missouri (MO)
County: Camden
Publisher: Corwin News Agency
Postmark: 1943
PM City: Eldon
PM State: MO
Stamp: 1C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Located at The confluence of the Big Niangua and Osage Rivers, commanding a magnificent view of the Lake of the Ozarks. From this cliff, Winona, an Indian maiden, sister of chief Marabo, Delaware tribe, leaped to her death while being pursued by chief Okema (Eagle Eye) and his warriors of the Osage tribe. When Minetus, her lover, saw her leaping, he became enraged and a battle between his comrades and the Osage warriors ensured. During this battle Chief Okema and Minetus grappled with each other and fell from precipice to their death.