The Lightning Conductor Discovers America


E-text prepared by Woodie4, Suzanne Shell, and the Project Gutenberg Online Distributed Proofreading Team ( Note: Project Gutenberg also has an HTML version of this file which includes the original illustrations. See 29083-h.htm or ( or ( THE LIGHTNING CONDUCTOR DISCOVERS AMERICA by C. N. & A. M. WILLIAMSON Illustrated Published by Doubleday Page & Company Garden City New York Copyright, 1916, by C. N. And A. M. Williamson All rights reserved, including that of translation into foreign languages, including the Scandinavian * LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS Patricia Moore Frontispiece PAGE Long Island "There's absolutely nothing like it on the other side of the water, not even in Devonshire or Dorset" 87 Easthampton "You enter beside the Great Pond, which is so charming in itself and in its flat frame of village green" 95 Long Island--South shore "Artists would find a paradise of queer, cozy gables, and corners of gardens crowded with old-fashioned flowers" 102 "Southampton's soul is very, very old, full of memories of Indians" 122 Sunnyside "Washington Irving's dear old Dutch house is like a beautiful living body with his memory for its soul" 190 "The old Dutch Church at Tarrytown" 197 The Hudson River "When we came into sudden sight of the river there was a magical effect" 207 Delaware Water Gap "Winding and wonderful it was in beauty" 213 "The mountains seem cleft in twain. It's a marvellous effect--startling" 216 York A bit of the rock-bound Maine coast 303 "The air is spiced with the fragrance of balsam fir...on the way to Crawford Notch" 310 "The young, slender birches of the mountain wayside" 319 Crawford's Notch, White Mountains 324 "I shall always think of Vermont as the State of wild lawns and gardens" 330 "We found the Green Mountains particularly lovable" 336 Captain Winston's maps pages 90, 114, 132, 209, 216, 239, 258, 295, 311, 325, 331, and 339

A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson and C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson

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