EVENTS

Upcoming 17th Century Related Events

Thursday, January 28, 8:00 PM The Company: The Rise and Fall of the Hudson’s Bay Empire with Author Stephen R. Bown, Streamed live and archived at HistoryCamp.org

Thursday, February 4, 8:00 PM The Wampanoag and the Arrival of the Pilgrims with author and historian Linda Coombs. Streamed live and archived at HistoryCamp.org

Wednesday, February 10, 1:00 PM Pokanokets and Pilgrims: Compromise and Conflict in the 17th century with Dr. Dave Weed. To request an invitation to join this class over Zoom, please email: hamiltonhouse276@gmail.com

Saturday, May 15, 1:00 PM Tomaquag Museum Presentation: The Narragansett tribe and Roger Williams, talk by Loren Spears and Tall Oak390A Summit Rd, Exeter, RIRSVP by May 8th to rihistorybuff@gmail.com or 401-330-0314

Friday, June 25, 1:00 PM Rhode Island State House Tour including the 1663 Charter Museum, RI State House, 82 Smith Street, Providence, RI, RIRSVP by July 5th to rihistorybuff@gmail.com or 401-330-0314

Past 17th Century Related Events

January 14, 2021

Settling the Good Land – Governance and Promotion in John Winthrop’s New England

January 10, 2021

  King Philip’s War with National Park Ranger John McNiff

December 15, 2020

  Of Plimoth Plantation: New Facsimile Edition Virtual Launch

December 14, 2020

  John G. Turner discusses early slavery in Sowams

December 5, 2020

   Plymouth Antiquarian Society offers a virtual tour Plymouth holidays

November 26, 2020

  National Day of Mourning remembered 50 years later

November 24, 2020

  Mayor Elorza hosts the 2nd Annual Native American Heritage Month Celebration

November 24, 2020

  What you learned about the ‘first Thanksgiving’ isn’t true

November 19, 2020

  The American Experience presents “The Pilgrims”, again

November 19, 2020

  Slavery and the Slave Trade in Rhode Island

November 19, 2019

  David J. Silverman: “This Land is Their Land” 2019 presentation in Boston

November 18, 2020

  The Pilgrims, the Wampanoag, and Reciprocity with Jenny Hale Pulsipher

November 17, 2020

  John G. Turner talks about the Pilgrims 400 years later

November 15, 2020

  Archaeology Along the Palmer River in Rehoboth with Archaeologist Erin Flynn

November 12, 2020

  Signatures of Rhode Island’s Indigenous Leaders

November 12, 2020

  Nathaniel Philbrick discusses “Mayflower” at the Boston Public Library

November 2, 2020

  National Geographic History magazine features Sowams

October 28, 2020

  Bill Kirkpatrick tours the Johannis Farm in Sowams

October 27, 2020

  Watchemoket Square Week includes a Sowams presentation

October 22, 2020

  Roger Williams University class explores the Native American experience

October 21, 2020

  Massasoit’s Meanings: Shifting Histories of Settler-Colonialism

October 18, 2020

  Roger Williams Family Association gathers at Margaret’s Rock

October 14, 2020

  Wampanoag Life Before the Pilgrims

October 12, 2020

  Indigenous in Rhode Island: Reflections on Courage and Community

October 12, 2020

  We are all on Native land: A conversation about Land Acknowledgements

September 24, 2020

  Roger Williams and the Architecture of Religious Freedom

September 20, 2020

   Turbulent times in early Rehoboth: Obadiah Holmes and his Baptist Friends

 

September 17, 2020

  First Day of Issue for new “Mayflower in Plymouth Harbor” Forever stamp

September 16, 2020

Decolonizing Sowams: Resisting the Erasure of Indigenous Lives in the East Bay of RI

September 15, 2020

  The Untold Story of the Sowams Heritage Area at the Carpenter Museum

September 3, 2020

A visit to the historic Winslow House in Marshfield, MA with Regina Porter

September 3, 2020

  Penelope Winslow: Plymouth Colony First Lady with Michelle Marchetti Coughlin

 

September 1, 2020

  Nevertheless, She Persisted: Exploring 17th-Century Women for a 21st-Century World

August 25, 2020

  RWU student create informative booklet

August 16, 2020

  Exploring the Narrative of the Swansea Baptists with Rev. Charles Hartman

August 13, 2020

  Indigenizing the Curriculum at Roger Williams University

August 13, 2020

A virtual tour of 17th century Taunton at the Old Colony Museum

August 9, 2020

  Sagamore Winds of Thunder opens anti-racism rally in Barrington

August 5, 2020

  Slavery and Freedom in Little Compton

August 5, 2020

  Mayflower II visits New Bedford on the way to Plymouth

August 4, 2020

  Community Garden with Three Sisters Plot under construction at Hunts Mills

July 25, 2020

  17th Century Meetup group explores Anawan Rock with Naturalist Don Doucette

July 25, 2020

  Keith Morton leads a group including three Pokanokets to Margaret’s Cave

July 19, 2020

  Pokanokets build a portable wetu at Mt. Hope Farm

July 16, 2020

  Rally to change the Massachusetts flag and seal

June 17, 2020

  Authors Blee and O’Brien talk about Monumental Mobility today

June 9, 2020

  Pokanoket Tribe gathers at new Burr’s Hill historic marker

May 19, 2020

  Little Compton’s 17th Century Women with Marjory O’Toole

April 3, 2020

  Dr. Weed talks about the Sowams Project with RWU professor Dr. Jeremy M. Campbell

March 13, 2020

  Roger Williams’ Early Life in London, England

March 12

  British Museum display fails to include the story of Sowams

March 4, 2020

  Lorén Spears at the RI State Library speaks about Roger Williams’ A Key Into the Language of America

February 21, 2020

  Dr. Weed presents Pokanokets and Pilgrims: Compromise & Conflict in the 17th Century

February 13, 2020

  Author Philippa Gregory visits Potumtuk with the Pokanoket Sagamore and Sachem

January 31, 2020

 Warrior Women Panel Discussion at Providence College

January 26, 2020

  State archaeologist Timothy Ives talks about stone heaping practices of New England farmers

January 25, 2020

  Roger Williams celebrated as part of traveling exhibit’s stop at local library

January 15. 2020

  Revitalization of Watchemoket Square plans presented at Tockwotton on the Waterfront

December 17, 2019

  17th Century Sowams Presented at the Rehoboth History Club

December 12, 2019

  Mayflower Author Nathaniel Philbrick meets the Pokanoket Sagamore Po Wauipi Neimpaug

December 11, 2019

  Roger Williams in England at the Peace Dale Museum of Art and Culture

November 21, 2019

  Four women tour three indigenous locations

November 20, 2019

  City of East Providence celebrates Native American Heritage Month 

November 14, 2019

  Dr. Weed teaches about Sowams at the Barrington Learning Center

November 13, 2019

  Future of Barrington Nockum Hill Lot 3A discussed at public forum

November 9, 2019

  Hike the Mowry Path that Metacom, Weetamoe and their followers took to the Taunton River

November 5, 2019

  DCR archaeologist describes the first people of Fall River to seniors

November 3, 2019

  Paul Cote leads family members and Meetup group to Abram’s Rock in Swansea

November 1 & 2, 2019

  NEARA Conference explores early boundaries and indigenous migration patterns

October 28, 2019

 National Park Ranger John McNiff Brings the 17th Century to Life

October 26, 2019

  17th century presentations at the New England Historical Association Conference

October 23, 2019

  Dave Norton tells the John and Elizabeth Howland Pilgrim story

October 14, 2019

  Honoring Indigenous People at the Providence Honk Festival

October 12, 2019

  Neutaconkanut Hill Festival hosts guided hikes and Native storytelling and song

October 10, 2019

  Native and Colonial History presentated at the Audubon Education Center in Bristol

October 9, 2019

  Archaeologist Erin Flynn talks about the early history of Swansea, MA

October 7, 2019

  Sowams Project presented at the Massasoit Historical Association in Warren

October 5, 2019

  Pokanokets and Pilgrims presentation at Watchemoket Square Day in East Providence

October 2, 2019

  Sowams Project presented at Heritage State Park in Fall River

October 1, 2019

  Winslow Point at Peace Haven where Winslow, Metacom and Weetamoe likely crossed the Taunton River

September 28, 2019

  Big Drum Powwow wraps up first day at Roger Williams Memorial

September 28, 2019

  Day-long “Roger Was Here” Seminar held at Smith’s Castle

September 26, 2019

  Chief Quaiapen presented by Ray Two Hawks Watson at RWU

September 25, 2019

  Sowams Heritage Area Project presented to the Bristol Rotary Club

September 22, 2019

  Meetup Group tour of Martin House and Sachem’s Knoll

September 20, 2019

  Tour of 17th century Burial Hill in Plymouth, MA

September 18, 2019

  Author Ed Lodi talks about Benjamin Church in the King William’s War

September 14, 2019

  Land acknowledgement mural depicts the tribes of Mount Hope in Providence

August 25, 2019

  Winds of Thunder presents at Mt. Hope Meetup Event

August 16, 2019

  Sturgeon Full Moon Walk at Mount Hope Farm

August 13, 2019

Sowams article published in Prime Times free magazine

August 10, 2019

  Keith Morton leads a group to Margaret’s Rock

August 9, 2019

   Burr’s Hill talk at the Massasoit Memorial in Warren

August 4, 2019

  Walk of the Pnieses Ceremony at Mt. Hope in Bristol, RI

August 3, 2019

  Sowams Heritage Area group explores Neutaconkanut Hill in Providence

July 28, 2019

  17th Century MeetUp group visits Hipses Rock and the Ochee Spring Soapstone Quarry

July 27, 2019

  History Camp Pioneer Valley hears the untold story of the Massasoit

July 25, 2019

  Christine DeLucia talks about place, heritage & caretaking

July 22, 2019

The Pokanoket Tribe at Camp Wetu, Mt. Hope Farm, Bristol, RI

July 22, 2019

  Pokanoket leather workshop at Mt. Hope Farm’s Camp Wetu

July 9, 2019

  Dr. Weed presents the Sowams Heritage Area to residents of North Farm in Bristol, RI

June 23, 2019

  Pokanoket Strawberry Moon Thanksgiving at Mt. Hope Farm

June 18, 2019

  80th Anniversary Celebration of Prospect Terrace where Roger Williams was reburied

June 17, 2019

  Buddhist Peace Walk to Mt. Hope and the Massasoit Memorial at Burr’s Hill Park

June 16, 2019

  National Park Service Ranger John McNiff presents Roger Williams at a 17th century MeetUp

June 15, 2019

  The Pokanoket Tribe at the Audubon Education Center in Bristol, RI

June 12, 2019

  The Pokanoket Tribe at the Rockwell Elementary School in Bristol, RI

June 11, 2019

  Indian Slavery presentation by Linford Fisher at Smith’s Castle

June 11, 2019

  The Sowams Heritage Area Project at the East Providence Chamber of Commerce

June 5, 2019

  The Pokanoket Tribe at the George R Martin Elementary School in Seekonk, MA

May 28, 2019

  Sowams presentation at the Warren-Barrington Rotary Club

May 19, 2019

 17th Century MeetUp Group Tour of Newport

May 17, 2019

The Pokanoket Tribe at the Providence Children’s Museum

April 21, 2019

“Our” Story: 400 Years of Wampanoag History Exhibit

April 20, 2019

18th Annual Spring Thaw Powwow at Brown University

April 19, 2019

The Pokanoket Tribe performs at the Bristol Library

April 14, 2019

The 17th Century RI MeetUp Group visits East Providence

April 12, 2019

 The Pokanoket Tribe visits the ENRICHri Home Schoolers

April 11, 2019

Scholars see 17th century documents at the John Carter Brown Library

April 11, 2019

Authors Christine DeLucia and Lisa Brooks speak at Brown University

March 21, 2019

 Barrington Interfaith Partners learn the history and traditions of the Pokanoket Tribe

March 19, 2019

The Pokanoket Tribe visits the George Hail Library in Warren

March 18, 2019

  Providence Rotarians hear about the Sowams Heritage Area Project

March 17, 2019

Pokanoket Tribe renews the Covenant at Potumtuk

March 16, 2019

  Sowams Heritage Area presented at Boston History Camp

March 15, 2019

  Eliot Bible on display at the Natick Historical Society

March 15, 2019

The Pokanoket Tribe visits the Palmer Elementary School in Rehoboth

March 7, 2019

  Portsmouth 1638 Founding Ceremony

January 26, 2019

George Hail Library presentation on the Sowams Heritage Area

November 11, 2018

 Visit to Massasoit’s Home Town, Warren, RI

November 4, 2018

  375th Anniversary lecture at the Newman Congregational Church, East Providence

October 23, 2018

  Swansea Historical Society hears Sowams presentation

October 22, 2018

  Sowams Heritage Area presented at Tockwotton

October 21, 2018

  Walk to Margaret’s Cave with God, War and Providence author James Warren

September 27, 2018

  Dr. Weed presents Sowams at a Bristol Historical & Preservation Society program

September 9, 2018

  Sowams Heritage Area Project launch at Hunts Mill

August 26, 2018

  17th Century MeetUp at the Martin House in Swansea

August 11, 2018

  Coastal Cove walk with Ernie Germani

August 4, 2018

  Walk to Margaret’s Cave with Providence College Professor Keith Morton

July 28, 2018

17th Century RI tour of the Clemence-Irons and Arnold houses

June 24, 2018

  First 17th Century RI MeetUp at the Roger Williams Memorial

June 14, 2018

  Warren Preservation Society presentation on Sowams

May 12, 2018

  Celebrating Rehoboth Through Genealogy

May 1, 2018

  Helen Hersh Tjader presents “Sowams, the Untold Story” at the East Providence Library

April 9, 2018

  Author Julie Fisher shows students at Roger Williams University ethnographic writing

April 8, 2018

  Ernie Germani leads a 2nd Sunday Walk at Hunts Mills