Flatlanders and Ridgerunners: Oral Folklore in North Central Pennsylvania

North Central Pennsyl¬≠vania is a land of big forests, small towns and struggling dairy farms. Tioga, Bradford and Potter counties are well known for their abundant fish and game, their long winters and their colorful local people. Outsiders, often called “Flatlanders” by the natives, marvel at the wild and beautiful countryside and the quaint villages. But the visiting city or...
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