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POKANOKETS AND PILGRIMS: CONFLICT AND COMPROMISE IN THE 17th CENTURY

  • Monday, February 10, 2020
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Barrington Town Hall School committee room

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Pokanokets and Pilgrims: Conflict and Compromise in the 17th Century

Osamequin, the Massasoit of the Pokanoket Tribe, met with Pilgrim Governor Carver on March 22, 1621 and struck a treaty of mutual protection. A period of more than fifty years of peaceful relations between them followed and only ended with the King Philip’s War in 1675. Join us for a presentation about the differences between these two cultures and their struggle to maintain a mutually beneficial relationship. In this 90-minute presentation, Dr. David Weed, Coordinator of the Sowams Heritage Area Project, will give an overview of the transition from Native to colonial domination of the land and talk about how the Project is helping to illuminate the 17th century history of eight communities from Providence to Bristol. 

February 10,2020

Time 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm 

Barrington town hall in the School committee room 

Members $20.00

Non Members $25.00

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Barrington Learning Center
Town of Barrington
283 County Road, Barrington, RI 02806
401-247-1900 X 381
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