1727 Treaty Signing

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Title

1727 Treaty Signing

Description

A three foot by four foot shadow box, framed in brown painted wood. Inside on a white background are two smaller frames, also brown, one with a written description of the signing of the treaty, and the other a painting of the signing, with the Colonists on one side of a table and the Native Americans on the other. One of the colonists is holding out a pen. The table is in the middle of a field, with teepees behind the Natives, and the ocean and islands in the background.

Format

Coverage

Date Created

circa 1980

Medium

Wood
Glass

Temporal Coverage

1727

Historical Marker Item Type Metadata

Inscription

IN JULY 1727, SEVERAL INDIAN TRIBES FROM AROUND THE STATE MET WITH THE GOVERNORS OF MASSACHUSETTS AND NEW HAMPSHIRE FOR THE PURPOSE OF SIGNING ARTICLES OF PEACE BETWEEN ALL CONCERNED. THE INDIAN TRIBES PRESENT WERE THE PENOBSCOTS, NORRIDEWOCKS, ARREGUNTONOCKS AND THE WAWENOCKS. THERE WERE OVER 200 INDIANS IN ATTENDANCE DRESSED IN FULL COLOR COSTUMES. A LARGE PUBLIC DINNER WAS SERVED AFTER THE SIGNING OF WHAT WAS CONSIDERED A JUDICIOUS TREATY.

Files

DSC_1083.JPG

Citation

“1727 Treaty Signing,” Portland’s Historical Markers, accessed July 16, 2018, http://markers.portlandculturalhistory.org/items/show/17.

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