August 10, 2019

Keith Morton leads a group to Margaret’s Rock

Providence College Professor Keith Morton, who lives near Margaret’s Rock, led a group of ten people to the location where it has been said that Roger Williams was sheltered by a Pokanoket woman in the winter of 1636. Before the walk to the Rock, Keith described the surrounding property to Julie Blount of Warren, Po […]

Burr’s Hill talk at the Massasoit Memorial

Sowams Heritage Area Project Coordinator David Weed spoke to two groups of children at the Warren Recreation Summer Camp program about the Massasoit Ousamequin who was reburied in the Park two years earlier. Dr. Weed told them about the people who lived successfully in the area for over 10,000 years by adapting to the land […]