Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

Lois Lenski
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Davy complains about the walking and how tough it is. Molly supports and encourages him to continue. Molly has figured out that the reason they had to move so fast was to keep any potential rescuers from catching up to them. They also find out that the young man brought to join them by the other raiding Indians is named Nicholas Porter and that he was captured from a town close to theirs. Now that they are over the mountain tops, they slow their pace and are not as worried about being tracked.

Finally, they see a fort built between the Allegheny and the Monongahela Rivers. Molly waits to hear its name from the Frenchmen. It is Fort Duquesne, the fort built by the French when they claimed territory by the River Ohio. She tells Davy that if they are going to get any...

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