Throughout the winter of 1675-76, Native Americans attacked and destroyed more frontier settlements in their effort to expel the English colonists.  The spring of 1676 marked the high point for the combines tribes when, on March 12, they attacked Plymouth Plantation. They attacked three more settlements: Longmeadow(near Springfield), Marlborough, and Simsbury. The Nine Men's Misery in Cumberland, RI where Ct. Pierce's men were tortured and the Capital Providence burned to the ground on March…

Throughout the winter of 1675-76, Native Americans attacked and destroyed more frontier settlements in their effort to expel the English colonists. The spring of 1676 marked the high point for the combines tribes when, on March 12, they attacked Plymouth Plantation. They attacked three more settlements: Longmeadow(near Springfield), Marlborough, and Simsbury. The Nine Men's Misery in Cumberland, RI where Ct. Pierce's men were tortured and the Capital Providence burned to the ground on March…

King Philip's War, sometimes called the First Indian War, Metacom's War, Metacomet's War, or Metacom's Rebellion, was an armed conflict between Native American inhabitants of present-day southern New England and English colonists and their Native American allies in 1675–76.     The war was the single greatest calamity to occur in seventeenth-century Puritan New England.

King Philip's War, sometimes called the First Indian War, Metacom's War, Metacomet's War, or Metacom's Rebellion, was an armed conflict between Native American inhabitants of present-day southern New England and English colonists and their Native American allies in 1675–76. The war was the single greatest calamity to occur in seventeenth-century Puritan New England.

King Philip's War - 1675-1678 -Wikipedia -Ancestors Capt. George Denison,Edmund Fanning,Gershom Palmer,James York, Thomas Bell, William Billings, Ensign Ebenezer Billings.

King Philip's War - 1675-1678 -Wikipedia -Ancestors Capt. George Denison,Edmund Fanning,Gershom Palmer,James York, Thomas Bell, William Billings, Ensign Ebenezer Billings.

King Philp's War (an artist's depiction of Indians attacking a Garrison House)--WIKI-history

King Philp's War (an artist's depiction of Indians attacking a Garrison House)--WIKI-history

The colonists prevailed in King Philip's War, but the cost was tremendous. It would be more than two decades before all of the devastated frontier settlements could be reoccupied, and longer still before they began further expansion in the West. The New England Native Americans had been decimated to the extent that their impact on future events would be almost nonexistent.

The colonists prevailed in King Philip's War, but the cost was tremendous. It would be more than two decades before all of the devastated frontier settlements could be reoccupied, and longer still before they began further expansion in the West. The New England Native Americans had been decimated to the extent that their impact on future events would be almost nonexistent.

In the woods of Cumberland, RI, Nine Men's Misery marks the spot where nine colonists were captured and killed by the Wampanoag during King Philip’s War.

In the woods of Cumberland, RI, Nine Men's Misery marks the spot where nine colonists were captured and killed by the Wampanoag during King Philip’s War.

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