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Title page "Soldiers in King Philip's War..."
A 1906 account of the "Falls Fight," a massacre in 1676 by English settlers of Indians at the village of Peskeompscut, presents it as a heroic and necessary act and a suitable end to King Philip's War.
front Bloody Brook
This small stream was the scene of a bloody ambush during King Philip's War (1675-1676).
document "Map of New-England"
John Foster's map, published in a history of King Philip's War, shows settlements affected by the conflict.
Cover "Address delivered at South Deerfield, Aug 31, 1838 on the completion of the Bloody Brook Monument"
Aug 31, 1838
Lengthy speeches were a central feature of public events such as unveiling a monument.
Cover "Peske-ompsk-ut; or, The Falls Fight"
Two hundred years after Captain Turner surprised the Indians at Peskeompskut on the Connecticut River in May of 1676 this booklet was published to commemorate the event.
Page 592 "History of the Connecticut Valley in Massachusetts"
Louis Everts (b.1836) published, in 1879 in Philadelphia, a two-volume book about the towns, the geography, the geology, and the people who lived in the Connecticut River Valley of Massachusetts.
Cover "A Biographical Memoir of the Rev. John Williams"
Dr. Stephen West Williams (1790-1855) of Deerfield, Massachusetts, focused largely on his ancestor's ordeal and captivity when he wrote this biography of the Reverend John Williams (1664-1729) in 1837.
Title page "History of Philip's War"
Benjamin Church was a well-known Massachusetts militia captain during King Philip's War (1675-1676); his son wrote this account which was first published in 1716 and later reprinted in 1834.
Title page "Historical Collections, being a General Collection of Interesting Facts, Traditions, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes &c.",
Thanks to John Warner Barber, we can see what dozens of towns looked like in the 1830s.
Title page "Eulogy on King Philip as Pronounced at the Odeon"
This eulogy for King Philip by William Apes defied the traditional white version of King Philip's War (1675-1676).


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