A History of New England: Containing Historical and Descriptive Sketches of … Mention’s our Chaugum


A History of New England: Containing Historical and Descriptive Sketches of
edited by R. H. Howard, Henry E. Crocker VOL I (CT)
Donated by Beth Northrop
pg 331 – Middle of page: At the time of the first settlement of Salisbury there was an Indian village at Weatog, the Indian name of the town, consisting of about 70 wigwams. Their trail through Cornwall to the Bantam clan at Litchfield was well known.
Bottom of page: † Chaugum, the last man of a small tribe in New Hartford, lived till near the close of the last century; and his descendants in the female line kept up the council-fires till quite recently. The descendants of his married daughter are the only representatives of the race in Winchester and Barkhamstead.
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