Professor Edwards talks about 17th Century land changes in Sowams

History professor Burton Van Edwards began a presentation about Old Barrington Village with a description of the earliest days of the town, starting with the Wannamoisett Purchase of 1641 from Massasoit. Using an excellent series of maps, he went on to detail the many changes that took place over the next century that resulted in the towns current boundaries. Click here for a 12-minute video of that part of the presentation. Click here for a description of the entire presentation.

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