Contextual materials

In order to place the Shamokin Diaries within the larger context of political and religious history in Pennsylvania, we have included Dr. David Minderhout’s essay on Native Americans around Shamokin in the colonial period and Dr. Katie Faull’s essay on women on the then frontier that was defined in Pennsylvania by the Susquehanna river.

  1. Moravians and Native Americans at the Confluence, Katherine Faull
  2. Native Americans in Shamokin c. 1748, David Minderhout
  3. Moravian Artisans and their Wives, Katherine Faull


Matthias Hehl's Itinerant Preachers' Map

Matthias Hehl’s Itinerant Preachers’ Map