Valley Communities

Settlements in 1750: Mahanaim, Draper’s meadows, Reed Creek, Indian fields.

German Horseshoe had pre existing claim (pg 88-89 of Givens’ book)

Ephrata community offshoot called Mananaim at Dunkard Bottom, community folded with outbreak of French and Indian War http://books.google.com/books?id=DaroMtJrMpUC&pg=PA468&lpg=PA468&dq=eckerlin+mahanaim&source=bl&ots=Jm01mXlP8j&sig=MUSREIUj50pUzOWNc_vZw5s8sBA&hl=en&ei=L7dxS4rjN8vf8QbO4ZS9Cw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=10&ved=0CCsQ6AEwCQ#v=onepage&q=eckerlin%20mahanaim&f=false

Jacob and Adam Harman (Hermann) http://cannariato-ferrell.tripod.com/id26.htm live where Rt 11 crosses the New River

Joshua Fry’s map misses many details. Apparently he never visited the area.

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