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Inside this Book – History of Swansea and cultivated corn, beans, pumpkins, and squashes. They manufactured cooking utensils of stone and clay, and rude implements for domestic and war-like purposes from shells, stone, and bone. They prepared the greater part of their food by the aid of fire and their cookery was, by no means, unpalat- able. The famed Rhode Island Johnny cake and still more famous Rhode Island clam bake each claim an Indian origin. They understood how to dress birch and chestnut bark which they used for covering their wigwams, and they constructed canoes by hollowing out the trunks of large trees. Of rushes and grasses they wove mats and baskets, and they fashioned moccasins, leggings, and other articles of apparel from the skins of wild beasts. They were very accurate in their observations of the weather, and spent much time in studying the heavens, being familiar with the motions of the stars, and having names for many of the constellations. In common with the other native tribes of North America, they worshiped various gods, peopling earth, air, sky, and sea with deities: yet they acknowledged one supreme being, and believed in the immortality of the soul.
Inside this book –History of Swansea, Massachusetts, 1667-1917 PDF Book by Otis Olney Wright – History of Swansea Sowams in the western part of the town on the shores of the Warren River, then known as the Sowams River. There seems little reason to doubt that, in going from Kickemuit to Sowams, they followed a winding trail leading along what now constitutes the Kickemuit Road and Market Street in Warren, as, in 1621, the westerly portion of Child Street was a thick swamp. This visit of Winslow and Hopkins was the second paid by white men to Rhode Island, the first visit having been made by Verazzano and his companions nearly a century before.
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- Full Book Name – History of Swansea, Massachusetts, 1667-1917
- Author of this Book – Otis Olney Wright
- Language – English
- Book Genre –Novel, Swansea History, Swansea Genealogy, Nonfiction
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