Paths to the Great Swamp Fight December 19, 1675

December 18, 2014

The assault by the United New England Colonies on the Narragansett stockade in the Great Swamp (Quawawehunk) marked a turning point in Native American and English colonial sovereignty in southern New England. William Simmons elucidated the cultural and political forces that collided in this momentous fight. This lecture was sponsored by the John Carter Brown Library and the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology.