Redemption Rock, featuring its Historical Inscription, in Princeton, Massachusetts. Photo by Mike Luoma.

Blood, Ice and Stone

“Redemption Rock” — A Reminder of Forgotten History

A little history, a little mystery, and a whole lot of ice…

Just off Route 140 in Princeton, Massachusetts sits a massive ledge with a short paragraph carved into one side. Folks pass by it often as they use the popular Midstate Trail, which runs by the rock. Some may stop to read its chiseled-in words, but not all…



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Mike Luoma

Mike Luoma


Author, Podcaster, Radio Host & Music Director, Explorer, Researcher, Science Fiction & Comic Book Creator. From Vermont.