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    Fort Shantok From 1636 to 1682, this was the site of the main Mohegan town and the home of Uncas, the most prominent and influential Mohegan leader and statesman of his era. Uncas was first noted in European records as the leader of a small Indian community at "Munhicke" in 1636; within a few years of this, Uncas had emerged as the most prominent Indian client of the Connecticut authorities at New Haven and Hartford. http://tps.cr.nps.gov/nhl/detail.cfm?ResourceId=1958&ResourceType=Site

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