Arrowheads found during construction of this trail indicate that the Wampanoag hunted dear and small game in this hilly area. In addition the Indians relied upon the nearby Herring Run as a direct source of food and to fertilize their crop of corn and beans - a practice later adapted by Pilgrim farmers.
Staghorn Sumac, the low tree surrounding you, provided a refreshing drink made from its red berries, only one of the many fruits important to the Indian diet.
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|Placed By||U.S. Army Corps of Engineers|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 4:07am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||19T E 370094 N 4625644|
|Decimal Degrees||41.77201667, -70.56298333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 46.321', W 70° 33.779'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 46' 19.26" N, 70° 33' 46.74" W|
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|Area Code(s)||508, 774|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 756-796 GAR Highway, Bourne MA 02532, US|
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