National Geographic History magazine features Sowams

The November/December edition of National Geographic History published an article by author David Silverman that described the role that the Massasoit Osamequin played in assuring the survival of the English settlers at Plymouth in 1620. The article is reproduced below. Click on each page to reveal a larger, legible version.

The photo¬† of Osamequin’s burial monument at Burr’s Hill in Warren by Sowams Heritage Area Project Coordinator David Weed appears above right as does the photo of a hatchet head removed from the Burr’s Hill royal burial site by Dr. Weed on page five.