Minisink - Its Meaning and Significance

Minisink - Its Meaning and Significance NJHS26B3

by Prof. Charles A. Philhower | NJHS 1926 | 5pp | PDF 117K | $2.00 | B3
Various interpretations of the meaning of the word Minisink are discussed, as are its uses on early maps and current locales in New Jersey and New York. Philhower suggests that a most likely orthographic derivation is from "Mising," the name of the Lenni Lenape Indians'' major deity, the Living Solid Face.

by Prof. Charles A. Philhower | NJHS 1926 | 5pp | PDF 117K | $2.00 | B3 Various interpretations of the meaning of the word Minisink are discussed, as are its uses on early maps and current locales in New Jersey and New York. Philhower suggests that
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