Outer Banks Mysteries and Seaside Stories - 1. Indian Gallows Summary & Analysis

Charles Harry Whedbee
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1. Indian Gallows Summary

Along the coast of North Carolina lies Colington Island. On this island grow three-hundred-year-old American live oak trees, and there are two trees which have branches growing into one another, forming a large doorway. The bloody history of this tree goes back to 1711, when a settler named Robert Austin is shipwrecked along with his family. The family is saved by the Tuscarora Indians, who help them find a safe place where they can settle. A young Indian prince named Roanoke becomes close friends with Elnora Austin, Robert's daughter, and Roanoke falls in love with Elnora. He tells her how he feels, but she is engaged to a man in Europe, who is supposed to come to America soon.

Many of the Indians grumble about the white settlers, and want to get rid of them before they use up all the resources. Roanoke's father, King Cashie...

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