Anawan Rock

Also known as: Annawon Rock
Anawan St., Rehoboth, Massachusetts

Photos 

Photo taken by Marc Belanger in August 2008

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Description 

Site of the capture of Wapanoag Indian Chief Anawan by Capt. Benjamin Church on August 28, 1676, thus ending King Philip's War.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 6, 1983
Reference number
83000619
Area of significance
Military
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Site
Historic functions
Battle site; Conservation area
Current function
Conservation area
Period of significance
1650-1699
Significant year
1676

Update Log 

  • January 11, 2017: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett
  • April 4, 2015: New photos from Marc Belanger

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