Indian Walking Purchase by Edward Marshall 1737 ~ Retraced by Chuck Stone in 2013
Aug 30, 2013Public
Photo: One of the quaint covered bridges we saw in PA — in Tinicum, PA.
Photo: We started by finding Edward Marshall's grave in the Marshall family burial ground. This is on private property now so we had to find the owners and ask permission — in Tinicum, PA.
Photo: We started by finding Edward Marshall's grave in the Marshall family burial ground. This is on private property now so we had to find the owners and ask permission — in Tinicum, PA.
Photo: We started by finding Edward Marshall's grave in the Marshall family burial ground. This is on private property now so we had to find the owners and ask permission — in Tinicum, PA. Matt, Keith, Chuck and Harvey.
Photo: We started by finding Edward Marshall's grave in the Marshall family burial ground. This is on private property now so we had to find the owners and ask permission — in Tinicum, PA.
Photo: Then we went to find Marshall Island in the Delaware River where he once lived which was near Tinicum County Park
Photo: Then we went to find Marshall Island in the Delaware River where he once lived which was near Tinicum County Park
Photo: Then we went to find Marshall Island in the Delaware River where he once lived which was near Tinicum County Park
Photo: Then we went to find Marshall Island in the Delaware River where he once lived. Marshall Island and Treasure Island belong to the Boy Scouts of America now.
Photo: Historical markers like this are located all along the trail.
Photo: Historical markers like this are located all along the trail
Photo: Historical markers like this are located all along the trail. This used to be at the end point though it is gone now.
Photo: Antique map showing the route.
Photo: This is at the site where the Boy Scouts used to load barges to carry supplies to Marshall Island and Treasure Island. Harv and Chuck.
Photo: No doubt this tree was in the old Quaker burial ground in 1737 when Edward began his Indian Walking Purchase on this site. — with Harvey Boatman in Wrightstown, PA.
Photo: We decided to take their picture at the starting point the day before and thank goodness we did because it was pouring rain the next morning when Chuck actually started the run!! — with Matt Stone, Keith Stone, Harvey Boatman and Chuck Stone in Wrightstown, PA.
Photo: We decided to take their picture at the starting point the day before and thank goodness we did because it was pouring rain the next morning when Chuck actually started the run!! — with Keith Stone, Harvey Boatman, Chuck Stone and Keith Stone in Wrightstown, PA.
Photo: The Indian Walking Purchase started here in 1737. — in Wrightstown, PA.
Photo: Old Quaker Meeting House — in Wrightstown, PA.
Photo: Old Quaker Meeting House graveyard — in Wrightstown, PA.
Photo: Preparing to start day#1. The driving rain did not seem to interfere with Chuck's frame of mind at all saying "I've trained for three years in all kinds of weather!!" You can see the focus in his face - and focus he did! It was amazing to watch him in that space!! — with Chuck Stone, Harvey Boatman and Keith Stone in Wrightstown, PA.
Photo: Preparing to start day#1. The driving rain did not seem to interfere with Chuck's frame of mind at all saying "I've trained for three years in all kinds of weather!!" Check out Keith's shirt - he was MUCH wetter than that by the time we were done! — with Chuck Stone, Harvey Boatman and Keith Stone in Wrightstown, PA.
Photo: Matt ran about half of the miles with his dad over the two days. He was amazing too! He ran a little more than 25 miles on day#1. — with Matt Stone in Wrightstown, PA.
Photo: Preparing to start day#1. The driving rain did not seem to interfere with Chuck's frame of mind at all saying "I've trained for three years in all kinds of weather!!" — with Chuck Stone in Wrightstown, PA.