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Chatham in Barnstable County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Squanto, Indian Guide

 
 
Squanto, Indian Guide Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, October 4, 2020
1. Squanto, Indian Guide Marker
Inscription.  
Somewhere within gunshot of this stone lies the remains of Squanto, Indian guide, friend and counselor of the Plymouth Colony, who died in 1622 on the sloop “Swan” in Stage Harbor.
 
Erected 1955 by Chatham Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 41° 42.534′ N, 69° 59.216′ W. Marker is in Chatham, Massachusetts, in Barnstable County. Marker is on Orleans Road (Massachusetts Route 28) 0.1 miles west of Seapine Road, on the left when traveling west. Located on the grounds of the historic Nickerson House. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1107 Orleans Rd, Chatham MA 02633, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chatham’s Wampanoag History (here, next to this marker); Site of First Settlers Home (here, next to this marker); The Tisquantum (Squanto) Story (a few steps from this marker); The Nickerson Family (within shouting distance of this marker); Operations Building
Squanto, Indian Guide Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, October 4, 2020
2. Squanto, Indian Guide Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Chatham Radio/WCC (approx. half a mile away); Antenna Trail Exhibits (approx. half a mile away); The 1914 Marconi Radio Station Complex (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chatham.
 
Also see . . .  Squanto at the Encyclopedia Britannica. (Submitted on October 31, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 31, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 57 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 31, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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