Metacomet

Metacomet (ca. 1639 – August 12, 1676), also known as King Philip or Metacom, or occasionally Pometacom, was a war chief or sachem of the Wampanoag Indians and their leader in King Philip's War, a widespread Native American uprising against English colonists in New England.

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Short Mountain (Connecticut) - Conservation and Recreation
... The 51 mile (80k) Metacomet Trail, (maintained by the Connecticut Forest and Park Association), traverses Short Mountain ... England National Scenic Trail, which would include the Metacomet-Monadnock Trail in Massachusetts and the Mattabesett Trail and Metacomet Trail trails in Connecticut ... The Berlin Land Trust is active in the conservation of this section of the Metacomet Ridge ...
Metacomet - Legacy
... Numerous places are named after Metacomet Metacomet Mill in Fall River, Massachusetts, built in 1847 and named for the chief, is the oldest remaining textile mill in the ... The USS Metacomet, an 1863 United States Navy ship ... The Metacomet Ridge, a 100-mile long mountain range in southern New England ...
Metacomet Ridge
... The Metacomet Ridge, Metacomet Ridge Mountains, or Metacomet Range of southern New England, United States, is a narrow and steep fault-block mountain ridge ... The Metacomet Ridge extends from New Haven and Branford, Connecticut, on Long Island Sound, through the Connecticut River Valley region of Massachusetts, to ... the nearby Appalachian Mountains and surrounding uplands, the Metacomet Ridge is composed of volcanic basalt, also known as trap rock, and sedimentary rock in ...
Metacomet Country Club
... Metacomet Country Club is a private golf club in East Providence, Rhode Island in the United States ... As for the name, Metacomet, it was the fashion at the turn of the20th century for golf clubs organizing in New England to select Native American names ... Metacomet was a great Indian Chief of the Wampanoag Tribe, a friend of the Pilgrim settlers of the 17th century who was later named King Philip by ...
Metacomet-Monadnock Trail
... The Metacomet-Monadnock Trail (M M Trail) is a 114-mile-long (183 km) hiking trail that traverses the Metacomet Ridge of the Pioneer Valley region of Massachusetts and the central uplands of ... The Metacomet-Monadnock Trail is maintained largely through the efforts of the Berkshire Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club ...