Not many African Americans visited the Rocky River Reservation, where the crime occurred, so when Towler showed up, he was “it.”
One of the distinguishing features of Rocky River is the angle at which it joins the Housatonic (fig. 1).
For that matter, we might have to swim the Rocky River, on ahead.
Measured from the head of its longest branch, Rocky River is about 19 miles long and falls 950 feet.
It was called the “Rocky River” because of its numerous rapids.
Their faces were turned the other way, to the Rocky River bed, fringed with fern and wild rank growth of briar and weed.
But at the eastern end—that nearest the head of Rocky River—was a pleasant grove on a high knoll, where the old cabin stood.
Thus meditating he drew nearer to the place where the flashboard was down and the water poured into the Rocky River bed.
There was no use in trying to extinguish it, for gasoline defies water, and no sand was to be had along that Rocky River shore.
It is a beautiful, Rocky River in places, an ideal stream for wading.