Deer Island, Massachusetts<br />
March 2, 2011<br />
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Deer Island in Boston Harbor was America;s first concentration camp. During the cold winter of 1676, at the height of King Phillip's War, christian indians were rounded up from their villages across New England and left on the exposed island, without food or blankets. Several hundred indians who had accepted the colonists way of life froze or starved to death.

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American History (part 3)
Deer Island, Massachusetts
March 2, 2011

Deer Island in Boston Harbor was America;s first concentration camp. During the cold winter of 1676, at the height of King Phillip's War, christian indians were rounded up from their villages across New England and left on the exposed island, without food or blankets. Several hundred indians who had accepted the colonists way of life froze or starved to death.

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Photographer: Facing Change: Documenting America
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Date 18 Mar 2011
Location: Deer Island MA
Credit: Andrew Lichtenstein
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  • New England
  • War
  • History
  • Memory
  • Boston
  • Indian
  • Genocide
  • Cold
  • King Phillip's War
  • Racism
  • Conversion
  • Christianity
  • Cold
  • Winter
  • Andrew Lichtenstein
  • Facing Change


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