Pettaquamscutt Rock

Pettaquamscutt Rock (HMWDG)

Location: South Kingstown, RI 02879 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 28.265', W 71° 27.086'

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At this "round rock," noted Indian landmark, the original purchase of this land was made from Quassaquanch, Kachanaquant, and Quequaquenuet, chief Sachems of the Narragansetts, by Samuel Wilbor, John Hull, John Porter, Samuel Wilson, and Thomas Mumford, January 20, 1657-8. Here at Treaty Rock Roger Williams and William Coddington probably completed purchase of Providence and Aquidneck, March 24, 1637-8, and the Atherton Company in 1662 foreclosed its mortgage on the Narragansett lands.
Year Placed1958
Placed ByTown of South Kingston
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Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 12:47pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 295297 N 4593954
Decimal Degrees41.47108333, -71.45143333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 28.265', W 71° 27.086'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 28' 15.90" N, 71° 27' 5.16" W
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Area Code(s)401
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 706 Middlebridge Rd, South Kingstown RI 02879, US
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