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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

Fort Shantok, in Montville, Connecticut, was the site of the principal Mohegan settlement between 1636 to 1682 and the sacred ground of Uncas, one the most prominent and influential Mohegan leader and statesman of his era.[2] Originally part of Mohegan reservation lands, the property was taken by the state of Connecticut in the 20th century and Fort Shantok State Park was established. In 1995, following legal action by the tribe to recover its lands, the state returned the park to Mohegan co...

A large boulder called Cochegan Rock is important to the Mohegan people. It is thought to be where the leader Uncas held tribal councils, or meetings. It is located in the eastern part of the state of Connecticut. Also known as Sheegan Rock. Thames River Connecticut | ... :PSM V37 D210 Sheegan rock close to the thames river connecticut.jpg

A plan of the lands in New London sequestred for the sole use and improvement of the Mohegan Indian tribe / survey'd and measured the 7th, 8th & 9th of Sept. 1736

As a youth of fifteen, Medicine Crow went on his first war party. In the next nineteen years, he led a vigorous and often dangerous life of a Plains Indian warrior. For twelve of those years he was a war chief noted for his agility in hand-to-hand combat, courage, and dependability in bringing his men back home not only safely but victorious. Crow Indian

Dr. Brainard 1850 and Augustus Brandegee in front of a home built by Dr. James Lee

Quanah Parker,1845 or 1852 - Feb.23,1911 was a Comanche War Chief, a leader in the Native American Church and the last leader of the powerful Quahadi. He was the son of Comanche Chief Peta Nocona and Cynthia Ann Parker who had been kidnapped at the age of 9. Quanah Parker looked, and dressed like an Indian but he have very blue eyes. He was one of the most feared Indian leaders in the west. He died on Feb. 23,1911 at the age of 59.

Certified copy of the doings of the citizens of New-London, in the year 1847, in relation to the commencement of a railroad... :: Connecticut History Online http://www.cthistoryonline.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/cho/id/17026/rec/375

Yale University New Haven CT

Information regarding Quanah Parker's life.

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U.S.A. Harkness Tower, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

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warrior, via Flickr.

The “Horn Violin” also known as the "Trumpet Violin" was patented by Sewall Short of New London, Connecticut in 1854 and received U.S. Patent number 10,867. http://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/search/object/nmah_606744

American Indians

Mark Twain’s House Hartford CT

Connecticut State Capitol

Statue of Sequoyah on the Cherokee Indian Reservation, North Carolina

*New London Harbor Lighthouse - Connecticut

Mark Twain House Hartford, Connecticut