Walking Tours: Indian Town, Stockbridge

  • Sunday, September 08, 2024
  • Sunday, October 06, 2024
  • 4 sessions
  • Sunday, September 08, 2024, 1:00 PM 3:00 PM (EDT)
  • Saturday, September 14, 2024, 10:00 AM 12:00 PM (EDT)
  • Saturday, September 21, 2024, 10:00 AM 12:00 PM (EDT)
  • Sunday, October 06, 2024, 1:00 PM 3:00 PM (EDT)
  • Stockbridge, MA
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Walking Tours:
Indian Town, Stockbridge, Mass.

Four Sessions to Choose From!

All tours are in person and onsite, rain or shine.

Sunday, September 8, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 14, 1o:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 21,
1o:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 6,
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. 

Indian Town was chartered in 1737 as a mission to the Mohican tribe to teach them English, about Christianity and about English agricultural practices. Recently, the Stockbridge-Munsee community in Wisconsin worked with Housatonic Heritage and other local partners to create a tour of the most important Mohican sites along the main street of Stockbridge. Trained by one of the creators of the walking tour, OLLI members will lead participants along Main Street to learn about the Mohicans, who lived in what is now Stockbridge for thousands of years, and aspects of their culture which are still present today. Stops include the Carriage Barn at the Mission House, the burial grounds and the site of the 2021 archeological dig for the Mohican meeting house.

Please register in advance.

This walk is approximately 1.5 mi. round trip and the sidewalks are accessible. Participants should be prepared to be walking and standing for about two hours.

This walking tour has been developed by the Stockbridge-Munsee Community highlighting the years in which they lived in Stockbridge. Presented in partnership with Housatonic Heritage. The walking tours are free and open to the public. 

For more information about the Stockbridge-Munsee Community, click here: https://www.nativeamericantrail.org/stockbridge-walking-tour/

Register safely and securely online or call 413.236.2190 (M-F 9:00 am - 4:00 pm) to register by phone.

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