Excerpt From Hadley, The Regicides, Indian, And General History A Souvenir In Honor Of Major General Joseph Hooker And In Anticipation Of The Memorial Exercises At His Birthplace, Tuesday, May 7, 1895 Dedicated To The Third Corps, And To All The Heroes Of The WarTradition Proves That This Has Always Been A Favored Spot In The Eyes Of The Children Of Men Who Inhabited It Indian Trails From All Points Of The Compass Concentrated On The Rude Forts Scattered Along The Foothills That Formed The Rim Of The Basin, And As A Military Necessity The Pioneers Of The White Race Chose The Neck Of A Peninsula Formed By A Sweep Of The River, In The Midst Of A Verdant Meadow, As One Resting Place For Weary Feet While Subduing A Wilderness.At The Present Time The Valley Is Becoming Crowded With Thriving Towns, The Electric Gong And Steam Whistle Are Heard In The Land, And There Is Much Running To And Fro In The Interest Of Material Things.But, As In The Beginning, The Wide Street Still Spans The Peninsula, The River Still Loops Its Silver Ribbon Around The Grassy Meadows, And The Church Spires Pierce The Blue Out Of The Elm Embowered Foliage.Peaceful As A Dream Of Childhood, Ancient In Dress Of Bygone Days Old Hadley Holds A Proud Place As A Mother And Protector Of Famous Names In The Stirring Drama Of The World S History Sleepy, Quiet Hadley How The Sons And Daughters Love To Come Back From Their Wanderings And Look Upon Thy Face Out Of The Shadow Of The Mountain.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.
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- Hadley, the Regicides, Indian, and General History
- Joseph Hooker
- 22 January 2018 Joseph Hooker