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Burr's Hill - A 17th Century Native American Burial Ground

Reburial monument to Massasoit Osamequin of over 600 artifacts removed from the original burial site in 1913.

 

Click on map below to see a Google satellite map of this location.

Click here for a description of Edward Winslow's visit to Massasoit in 1623.

Click here for pictures and video of a talk given to children in the summer recreation program.

Click here for a description of the 1913 excavation of 42 grave sites by Charles Carr at Burr's Hill.

Click here for a description of the 2017 reburial of the Massasoit grave site reburial ceremony.

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