Flower Moon Historical Walk
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Sunday, May 15: 10 AM, tour lasts approximately one hour. This historic walking tour through a wooded trail is considered moderate difficulty. Hiking shoes recommended.
Take a walk with Wampanoag-Nipmuc Marcus Hendricks on the ancient Santuit Trail. He will discuss the Woodland Period through 200 years after the Contact Period; including indigenous food sovereignty and the day-to-day way of life for local indigenous peoples.
Learn about the history of Santuit before settlers arrived! Find out the significance of the Flower Moon to Cotuit and Santuit’s Indigenous Peoples. Discover how the fresh water springs in the river influenced life in the area and how the Indigenous People flowed and moved with the land and seasons. Explore the native habitat of many important flora and fauna like coastal birds and white cedar trees. This tour will last approximately one hour and is of moderate difficulty,. The trail goes through slightly uneven wooded terrain. Please wear sturdy hiking boots or sneakers and bring a water bottle and jacket.
Meeting Place: Santuit River Conservation Site, parking lot located on School Street
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