Preeminent local historian and storyteller John Ruth will present his new manuscript This Very Ground, This Crooked Affair, a book about the transfer of land from native peoples to our Mennonite ancestors. Open to the public; no charge. Please register with Indian Valley Public Library–email: firstname.lastname@example.org, call 215-723-9109, ext. 3 or visit the reference desk.
Author John Ruth states:
My title for this book which has been brewing since 2006 consists of two expressions about land. The first is the oft-quoted accusation