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Buried Cities



 

BURIED CITIES
BY
JENNIE HALL

 
 

The publishers are grateful to the estate of Miss Jennie Hall and
to her many friends for assistance in planning the publication of this
book. Especial thanks are due to Miss Nell C. Curtis of the Lincoln
School, New York City, for helping to finish Miss Hall's work of
choosing the pictures, and to Miss Irene I. Cleaves of the Francis
Parker School, Chicago, who wrote the captions. It was Miss
Katharine Taylor, now of the Shady Hill School, Cambridge, who
brought these stories to our attention.

 
 

FOREWORD: TO BOYS AND GIRLS
Do you like to dig for hidden treasure? Have you ever found
Indian arrowheads or Indian pottery? I knew a boy who was digging a
cave in a sandy place, and he found an Indian grave. With his own
hands he uncovered the bones and skull of some brave warrior. That
brown skull was more precious to him than a mint of money. Another
boy I knew was making a cave of his own. Suddenly he dug into an
older one made years before. He crawled into it with a leaping heart
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