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Early History of the Nansemond Indian Tribe.
 
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By Laura Troy, September 23, 2007
Dumpling Island Marker
Virginia, Suffolk — K-249 — Dumpling Island
The ceremonial heart of the Nansemond Indian district stood a mile east on Dumpling Island in the Nansemond River. In 1608, Capt. John Smith led colonists upriver to obtain corn from the Nansemonds, who attacked but were defeated and forced to feed . . . — Map (db m2671) HM
Virginia, Suffolk — K250 — Nansemond Indian Villages
The principal villages of the Nansemond Indians stood just east of here on the Nansemond River. The Nansemonds fought frequently with the English colonists who arrived in 1607 as the Indians resisted the newcomers’ attempts to occupy their villages . . . — Map (db m2672) HM
Wyoming (Niobrara County), Lusk — Redwood Water Tank
Redwood Water Tank was built to furnish water for the Fremont, Elkhorn, Missouri Valley Railroad steam engines. This line which was part of the Northwestern Line and later became the Chicago Northwestern Railroad that came to Lusk on July 13, 1886. . . . — Map (db m98289) HM

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