King Philip's Hill

King Philip's Hill (HMWW5)

Location: Northfield, MA 01360 Franklin County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 41.033', W 72° 28.585'

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1630 - 1930

— Sachem of the Wampanoag —

Philip, second son and successor of Massasoit, Sachem of the Wampanoag, camped on this hill during the winter of 1675-6. The stump of a large look-out tree together with defence trenches are to be seen on top.
HM NumberHMWW5
Series This marker is part of the Massachusetts: Massachusetts Bay Colony—Tercentenary Commission Markers series
Year Placed1930
Placed ByMassachusetts Bay Colony-Tercentenary Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 9:28pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 706749 N 4728799
Decimal Degrees42.68388333, -72.47641667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 41.033', W 72° 28.585'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 41' 1.98" N, 72° 28' 35.10" W
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Area Code(s)413
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 152-192 Old Bernardston Rd, Northfield MA 01360, US
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