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Saturday, October 21, 2017
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Indian Boys Arrive in Longmeadow

On this day in 1800, Thomas Thorakwaneken Williams arrived in Longmeadow with his two young sons, Eleazer and John. Thomas was the grandson of Eunice Williams, captured as a child during the 1704 Indian raid on Deerfield. Adopted into an Indian family, Eunice chose to remain with them despite vigorous attempts to "redeem" her. She married...
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