Cherry Tree Joe McCreery

DESCRIPTION: "You rivermen have surely heard About the appropriation That was made to clear our little ditch." Cherry Tree Joe McCreery is given the job. The workers praise and curse him; tall tales are told about him; now phantom raftsmen chase his ghost
AUTHOR: Henry WIlson? (Source: Korson-PennLegends)
EARLIEST DATE: 1949 (Korson-PennLegends)
KEYWORDS: lumbering canal work talltale humorous ghost
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Korson-PennLegends, pp. 346-348, "Cherry Tree Joe McCreery" (1 text)
Roud #7738
File: KPL346

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