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Rehoboth in Bristol County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Anawan Rock

1676

 
 
Anawan Rock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 20, 2011
1. Anawan Rock Marker
Inscription. Site of capture of the Wamponoag Indian Chief Anawan by Captain Benjamin Church on August 28th 1676, thus ending King Philip's war
 
Erected by Rehoboth Historical Commission.
 
Location. 41° 52.299′ N, 71° 11.604′ W. Marker is in Rehoboth, Massachusetts, in Bristol County. Marker is on U.S. 44 2 miles east of U.S. 118, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. you will likely drive past it on the first go. You will notice a older sign right next to the small parking lot. Marker is at entrance of Walking path. Marker is at or near this postal address: Winthrop st, Rehoboth MA 02769, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bliss-Carpenter Saw & Shingle Mill (approx. 2 miles away); Anawan House-Inn (approx. 2.6 miles away); Anawan House (approx. 2.6 miles away); Bad Luck Pond (approx. 3.4 miles away); Perryville Dam (approx. 3.4 miles away); Cole-Perry Turning Mill (approx. 3.5 miles away); Indian Oven Rock (approx. 3.8 miles away); Leonard Iron Mine (approx. 3.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rehoboth.
 
Also see . . .
1. Anawan Rock - Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 24, 2011, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts.)
Anawan Rock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 20, 2011
2. Anawan Rock Marker
This is the sign right on the road

2. King Philip's War - Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 28, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative Americans
 
Anawan Rock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 22, 2011
3. Anawan Rock Marker
Anawan Rock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 22, 2011
4. Anawan Rock Marker
The Rock itself
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 859 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts.   4. submitted on , by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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