Resources

On the Web

The following links will take you to other websites about the Susquehannock and related people. We make no claim to the validity of the information they contain, nor should inclusion on this list be interpreted as an endorsement. A search of the Internet will turn up lots of sites which contain Susquehannock history, but most seem to be summary and repetition of the content listed here. For more detailed research see the books cited in the Bibliography below.

Bibliography

  • Brown, Dee. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee. New York. Holt, Rinehart, & Winston, Inc. 1971. This book is subtitled, An Indian History of the American West, but the first chapter summarizes some representative atrocities that befell the eastern tribes. I first read this book in 1976.
  • Bureau of State Parks, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. A Recreational Guide for Susquehannock State Park. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. 1999.
  • Cadzow, Donald A. Archaeological Studies of the Susquehannock Indians of Pennsylvania. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Historical Commission, 1936. This book is in the public domain and is available online in a variety of digital formats.
  • Eshleman, H. Frank. Lancaster County Indians: annals of the Susquehannocks and other Indian tribes of the Susquehanna territory. Lancaster, Express Print Co, 1909. This book is in the public domain and is available online in a variety of digital formats.
  • Illick, Joseph E. Colonial Pennsylvania: a History. New York. Scribner. 1976.
  • Kent, Barry C. Susquehanna’s Indians. Harrisburg, The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. 1984. An extensive research project that focuses on the archaeological evidence of the Susquehannock’s culture and history. I was fortunate enough to find this book, first cited in the park reference above, in my local library.
  • Landis, David H. The Location of Susquehannock Fort. Lancaster, Papers Read Before the Lancaster County Historical Society. 1910. Archaeological study of Susquehannock sites on the lower Susquehanna River. This publication is in the public domain and is available online in a variety of digital formats.
  • Wallace, Paul A. W. Indians in Pennsylvania, 2nd ed., Harrisburg, The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, 1981.