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Charles M. Skinner

a.k.a. Charles Montgomery Skinner

Author Code: ACMS

Born: Mar. 15, 1852 - Victor, New York, USA

Died: 1907 - Brooklyn, New York, USA

Brother of the actor Otis Skinner, Charles pursued a career in literature and journalism. He was an editor for many years on the Brooklyn Eagle. He authored Villon, the Vagabond and a few other minor dramas for the stage, but is best remembered for his collections of myths, legends and folklore. His best-known works include Myths and Legends of Our Own Land (1896), Nature in a City Yard (1897), With Feet to the Earth (1898), Do-Nothing Days (1899), Myths and Legends Beyond Our Borders (1899), Myths and Legends of Our New Possessions and Protectorates (1900), Workers and the Trusts (1900), Flowers in the Pave (1900). American Communes (1901), American Myths and Legends (1903) and Little Gardens (1904).

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ACMS001 Myths and Legends of Our Own Land
  Agnes Surriage
  Anthony's Nose
  The Ark on Superstition Mountains
  Aunt Rachel's Curse
  An Averted Peril
  The Baker's Dozen
  Balanced Rock
  The Ball Game By the Saco
  Banshee of the Bad Lands
  The Barge of Defeat
  A Battle in the Air
  Berkshire Tories
  Besieged by Starvation
  Big Indian
  Birth of the Water-Lily
  The Blacksmith at Brandywine
  Block Island and the Palatine
  A Blow in the Dark
  Bridal Veil Fall
  The Broad House
  The Buccaneer
  The Great Carbuncle
  Cascades of the Columbia
  Catskill Gnomes
  The Catskill Witch
  A Chestnut Log
  Chief Croton
  The Coffin of Snakes
  The Comanche Rider
  The Coming of the Navajos
  Condemned to the Noose
  The Consecration of Washington
  The Cortelyou Elopement
  The Courtship of Myles Standish
  The Crime of Black Swamp
  Crosby, The Patriot Spy
  The Crow and Cat of Hopkinshill
  The Crumbling Silver
  The Culprit Fay
  The Dead Ship of Harpswell
  The Death of Umatilla
  The Death Waltz
  The Deformed of Zoar
  Delaware Water Gap
  The Devil and the Dalles
  The Devil and Tom Walker
  The Devil's Dance-Chamber
  Devil's Lake
  The Devil's Stepping-Stones
  A Dinner and Its Consequences
  The Division of the Saranacs
  The Division of Two Tribes
  Dolph Heyliger
  The Drop Star
  Edward Randolph's Portrait
  Eliza Wharton
  The Envy of Manitou
  The Escape of Francois Navarre
  An Event in Indian Park
  The Falls at Cohoes
  Falls of St. Anthony
  The Fatal Forget-Me-Not
  Father and Son
  Father Moody's Black Veil
  The First Liberal Church
  Flame Scalps of the Chartiers
  The Flood at Santa Fe
  Flying Shadow and Track Maker
  The Forest Smithy
  Francis Woolcott's Night-Riders
  The Galloping Hessian
  General Moulton and the Devil
  A Ghostly Avenger
  The Gloucester Leaguers
  God On the Mountains
  Goddess of Salt
  Goody Cole
  The Governor's Right Eye
  The Gray Champion
  The Green Picture
  Haddam Enchantments
  Harry Main: The Treasure and the Cats
  The Haunted Mill
  The Headless Skeleton of Swamptown
  Heartbreak Hill
  The Hobomak
  The Home of Thunder
  Horned Toad and Giants
  The House Accursed
  How the Crime Was Revealed
  Howe's Masquerade
  The Hundredth Skull
  Hunger Valley
  The Hunter of Calawassee
  The Indian Messiah
  The Indian Plume
  Jack Welch's Death Light
  Kayuta and Waneta
  The Keusca Elopement
  Kidd's Treasure
  The Killing of Cloudy Sky
  The Knell at the Wedding
  Knocking at the Tomb
  Lady Eleanore's Mantle
  The Lady Ursala
  Lake of the Dismal Swamp
  Lake Superior Water Gods
  The Lamb of Sacrifice
  The Last Revel in Printz Hall
  The Last Shot at Germantown
  Last Stand of the Biloxi
  The Lewiston Hermit
  Lord Percy's Dream
  The Loss of Jacob Hurd
  The Loss of Weetamoo
  The Lost Grave of Paine
  The Lost Trail
  Love and Rum
  Love and Treason
  Lover's Leaps
  Mark of the Spirit Hand
  Marquette's Man-Eater
  The Marriage of Mount Katahdin
  Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket
  The May-Pole of Merrymount
  Micah Rood Apples
  Michel de Coucy's Troubles
  Miss Britton's Poker
  The Missing Soldier of Valley Forge
  The Moaning Sisters
  Mogg Megone
  The Monster Mosquitoe
  Monsters and Sea-Serpents
  Moodua Creek
  Moodus Noises
  The Moose of Mount Kineo
  Mother Crewe
  The Nain Rouge
  Natural Bridge
  The New Haven Storm Ship
  Newbury's Old Elm
  Nix's Mate
  The Nuns of Carthage
  The Obstinacy of Saint Clair
  Old Esther Dudley
  Old Indian Face
  The Old Lodger
  The Old Mill at Somerville
  The Old Stone Mill
  Origin of a Name
  The Origin of White-Fish
  Other Buried Wealth
  Over the Divide
  The Owl Tree
  The Pale Faced Lightning
  Parricide on the Wissahickon
  The Partridge Witch
  The Party From Gibbet Island
  Pass Christian
  Passaconaway's Ride to Heaven
  Peter Rugg, The Missing Man
  The Phantom Dragoon
  The Phantom Drummer
  The Phantom Train of Marshall Pass
  Polly's Lover
  The Prisoner in American Shaft
  The Prophet of Palmyra
  Providence Hole
  The Queen of Death Valley
  The Ramapo Salamander
  The Retreat From Mahopac
  The Revenge of Josiah Breeze
  The Revenge of Shandaken
  Revenge of the Accabee
  A Ride For A Bride
  Riders of the Desert
  Rip Van Winkle
  The Rising of Gouverneur Morris
  The Rival Fiddlers
  The River of Lost Souls
  Robert Lockwood's Fate
  Rogers's Slide
  Roistering Dirk Van Dara
  The Sacred Fire of Nachez
  Sacrifice of the Toltecs
  Sale of the Southwicks
  The Salem Alchemist
  Salem and Other Witchcraft
  The Salt Witch
  Samuel Sewall's Prophecy
  Satan and His Burial-Place
  Saved by a Lightning-Stroke
  Saved By the Bible
  The Scare Cure
  The School Master Had Not Reached Orrington
  The Shrieking Woman
  The Silence Broken
  Siren of the French Broad
  The Skeleton in Armor
  Skinner's Cave
  Skipper Ireson's Ride
  The Skull in the Wall
  The Sky Walker of Huron
  The Snake God of Belle Isle
  The Snoring of Swunksus
  The Spell of Creve Ciur Lake
  The Spider Tower
  The Spirit of Cloudy
  The Spook of Misery Hill
  Spooks of the Hiawassee
  The Springs of Blood and Water
  Standing Rock
  Stone-Throwing Devils
  Storied Springs
  Storm Ship of the Hudson
  The Sun Fire at Sault Sainte Marie
  The Swallowing Earthquake
  The Swim at Indian Head
  Tamanous of Tacoma
  Ta-Vwots Conquers the Sun
  Toccoa Falls
  The Tory's Conversion
  A Trapper's Ghastly Vengeance
  Twelfth Night at Cahokia
  Two Lives for One
  Two Revenges
  The Two Rings
  The Under Land
  The Unknown Champion
  Van Wempel's Goose
  The Vanderdecken of Tappan Zee
  A Villain's Cremation
  The Virgin's Feast
  The Vision of Rescue
  The Vision on Mount Adams
  On The Voyage of Whulge
  Wahconah Falls
  Wallen's Ridge
  The Watcher on White Island
  The Weary Watcher
  The Weird Sentinel at Squaw Peak
  Were-Wolves of Detroit
  The Wessaguscus Hanging
  The White Deer of Onota
  The White Mountains
  Why Spuyten Duyvil Is So Named
  The Wild Man of Cape Cod
  The Windam Frogs
  The Witch of Pictured Rocks
  Wizard's Glen
  The Wraith Ringer of Atlanta
  The Wrath of Manitou
  A Yellowstone Tragedy
  Yet They Call it Lover's Leap
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