My Massachusetts Childhood

AMST 4500 Final Project

My Massachusetts Childhood

Lexington, Massachusetts 02420, United States

Created By: UVA

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Massachusetts holds a dear place in my heart. The land holds so many beautiful memories for me, holds many tragic memories for the tribes that once lived there, and also holds more beautiful memories of the tribes living there prior to settler colonialism.

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The place where I spent so many cherished childhood moments. The house my grandfather built for my grandmother as a wedding present. The place where my mother and her beloved sisters grew up together. The place built with only 2 bedrooms, f... Read more
The historic waters where Henry David Thoreau once spent his time, hold a history much longer and greater than attributed currently. There was not much information online about any relevance as an Indigenous place of importance in particula... Read more
The Pawtucket people lived in Glocuester and the surrounding coastal area for thousands of years before settlers arrived to colonize the land. They were wise in the knowledge surrounding fishing efficiently and in a way that won't take too ... Read more
Merely a few yards away from the Fisherman statue is the corner next to the Poseidon's Pizza place. 22 years of going to that street corner and that is still how I remember it, not the street names for some reason. The Native history here i... Read more
Wingaersheek's name comes from Dutch origins, although I could not find the Native name for the land online. This particular beach is where my cousins and I spent most of our time together in the summers. It was close enough to our grandpar... Read more


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