Massachusetts Prior to 1620

April 10, 2016 admin 0

It is not uncommon to encounter the assumption that the history of Massachusetts began with arrival of the Pilgrims in 1620. However, Indians had lived […]

Captain John Lovewell


February 2, 2014 admin 0

In 1722, Samuel Shuttle, the governor of Massachusetts, declared total war on the Abenaki. Part of the concern of the English colonists was the presence […]

Massachusetts, 1700 to 1725

Massachusetts, 1700 to 1725

April 7, 2013 admin 1

During the first quarter of the eighteenth century-1700 to 1725-the English colonies in Massachusetts sought to strengthen their dominance of the Indian nations of the […]

Dighton Rock

January 5, 2012 admin 0

When the Europeans first began their invasion of what would become known as New England, they encountered people-American Indians-whose origins and existence puzzled them. They […]