February 2023

Dr. Weed meets with Somerset historians

Sowams Heritage Area Coordinator Dr. David Weed met with Town Historian Mary Ann McDonald, Historical Society Past President John Larsen, and his wife, Marybeth Rua-Larsen who is Head of Reference at the Somerset Public Library, on February 25, 2023. In the meeting, Ms. McDonald reviewed much of the pre-colonial and early colonial history of the […]

Devil's Rock shows mysterious footprints

Not far from Margaret’s Rock sits another massive outcropping in the woods in North Swansea. Rising to 66 feet at its top, it provides great views of the area when the leaves are off the trees. Click here for a 70-second video from a 2017 visit to the Rock. (Above) Devil’s Rock contains several indentations […]