Gloria Waldron Hukle
PO Box 818
Averill Park, NY 12018
“Manhattan: Seeds of the Big Apple” by Gloria Waldron Hukle, available currently in both hard and soft cover, is now available (January 2010) in electronic version as an ebook. Hukle’s story of early Manhattan was the lead novel for the Waldron series (followed by “Threads – An American Tapestry” and “The Diary of a Northern Moon”).
“Manhattan: Seeds of the Big Apple” opens in 1653 when lower Manhattan was a Dutch community of about 120 houses, its people protected by a fort and a log wall which stood as a defense against Indian attacks. Today’s Wall Street follows the line of that ancient plank wall.
With historic accuracy Hukle tells the story of Sheriff Resolved Waldron, his wife, Tennake, and their three children who lived at the present day crossing of Wall Street and Broadway. There, along with them on Block B, across the street from [...]Click here to read the full article
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