Category Archives: Miscellaneous Source

David Holdt

Holdt, David. “George McLean & the George Family: A Bond with the Land”. McLean Game Refuge. http://www.mcleangamerefuge.orgGeorgeMcLeanAndTheGeorgesPhotos.pdf

Holdt writes a short history of the McLean Game Refuge. The author describes in detail the founding of the refuge, and how Amos George, a Pequot, came to work and live on the refuge for decades. This source is an important example of how native’s presence continues into modern day.

Eileen Fielding

River History” by Dr. Eileen Fielding. Simsbury, CT: The Farmington Watershed Association, 2014.

Dr. Fielding, Director of the Farmington Watershed Association, gave a presentation on the history of the Farmington River in 2014. She was kind enough to export that presentation on a disc for future use. Dr. Fielding provides facts on what types of fish live in the Farmington, and also the relationship the natives had with the Farmington River who lived alongside or near it.

Malcolm Day Rudd

Rudd, Malcolm Day. A Historical Sketch of Salisbury, Connecticut. New York, 1899.

Rudd writes a short history of Salisbury, CT. This town is potentially related to the Massacoes and Simsbury, because Rudd makes the interesting conclusion that the Massacoe moved to this area after King Philip’s War. The evidence behind this is that the natives that lived in Salisbury were called the “Weatogue Indians”, and that there is evidence these people arrived in Salisbury around this time period.