Mike Luoma

Jan 7

35 min read

Rediscovering Kequasagansett

Possible Sacred Stone and Water Works Around Gates Pond in Berlin, Massachusetts

Gates Pond Kequasagansett — in Berlin, Massachusetts. Photo by Mike Luoma.


An old town history of Berlin, Massachusetts explained that Gates Pond and its surroundings were once known to the local Indigenous Peoples as Kequasagansett. What? I’d grown up around here and never heard this.