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Wyndygoul War Dance: 1908

Wyndygoul War Dance: 1908

Wyndygoul Council and War Dance at Medicine Rock circa 1908. Wyndygoul, aka the "camp of the Pocatopog tribe," was the Cos Cob, Connecticut, estate of writer-naturalist Ernest Thompson Seton, founder of the Woodcraft Indian movement, and one of the founders of the Boy Scouts of America. View full size. 8x10 glass plate negative, George Grantham Bain Collection.


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War dance

It is the act of bravery and courage. It is nice to watch the people dancing and enjoying.


In 1915 Seton and his wife Grace sold the estate to Maurice Wertheim, father of the historian Barbara Tuchman, for $250,000. History of the Seton homes.

War dance

Cos Cob CT, I wonder if this place still exsists today? It's pretty over crowded and expensive to live there nowadays.

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I guess the 3 kids are not allowed to look at the dance?

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