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Near Stewartstown in Coos County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Metallak

 
 
Metallak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, July 21, 2014
1. Metallak Marker
Inscription.
Hunter, trapper, fisherman and guide, well and favorably known by the region's early settlers, "The Lone Indian of the Magalloway" was the last survivor of a band of Abnaki inhabiting the Upper Androscoggin. Blinded by accidents, Metallak died a town charge in 1847 at the reputed age of 120. He is buried in the North Hill Cemetery on the road to the east.
 
Erected by New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources. (Marker Number 047.)
 
Location. 44° 58.511′ N, 71° 26.017′ W. Marker is near Stewartstown, New Hampshire, in Coos County. Marker is at the intersection of Hollow Road (New Hampshire Route 145) and Creampoke Road, on the right when traveling north on Hollow Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colebrook NH 03576, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 45th Parallel (approx. 1.8 miles away); a different marker also named 45th Parallel (approx. 4.9 miles away); Republic of Indian Stream (approx. 5.8 miles away); Dixville Notch (approx. 9.9 miles away).
 
Additional keywords. Abenaki
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Metallak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, July 21, 2014
2. Metallak Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 23, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 230 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 23, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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