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

Indian Oven Rock

 
 
Indian Oven Rock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, May 26, 2012
1. Indian Oven Rock Marker
Inscription. About 200 feet south of this spot is a natural oven shaped hole in a rock. According to local tradition, Indians used this as a bake oven and to parch their corn.
 
Erected by Rehoboth Historical Commission.
 
Location. 41° 52.751′ N, 71° 16.012′ W. Marker is in Rehoboth, Massachusetts, in Bristol County. Marker is on Homestead Ave., on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rehoboth MA 02769, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cole-Perry Turning Mill (approx. mile away); Perryville Dam (approx. 1.2 miles away); Leonard Iron Mine (approx. 1.7 miles away); Anawan House-Inn (approx. 2.2 miles away); Anawan House (approx. 2.2 miles away); Bliss-Carpenter Saw & Shingle Mill (approx. 2.2 miles away); Redway Plain (approx. 2.5 miles away); Old Yellow Meeting House (approx. 2.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rehoboth.
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Indian Oven Rock image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, May 26, 2012
2. Indian Oven Rock
Rock is on private property but it can be seen in the distance
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 647 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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