King Philip Rock near Gates Pond in Berlin, Massachusetts. Photo by Mike Luoma.

Rock of King

Glacial Erratic? Perched Boulder? Shaped Stone? Searching Out King Philip Rock in Berlin, Massachusetts

The Wampanoag Satchem Metacom was called King Philip by Europeans who knew him and knew of him. He was a son of Massassoit, the Indigenous Leader who had welcomed the Pilgrims and helped them survive through their first winters.

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Mike Luoma

Mike Luoma

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

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