Before I start this post, let me say straight out. There is no nefarious plot to combine the bands, change the spelling of Nipmuc Nation, or overthrow the current administration. OK? That being said, we accomplished alot in the working together column. In April, the Natick Nipmuc Band presented at the Nipmuc Nation tribal office “2010 Deer Island Memorial Sacred Run & Paddle: Nipmuc Perspectives … Continue reading Working Together in Nipmuc Country in 2011
On September 6, 2011, the National Register of Historic Places added the Hassanamisco Reservation to its list of national treasures. Known as Hassanamesit, the under 4 acre reservation serves as the cultural and spiritual center of the Nipmuc Nation, a state-recognized tribe in Massachusetts. Located on the reservation is the Cisco Homestead, which for two centuries served as home to Nipmuc tribal leaders and now … Continue reading Hassanamisco Reservation on the National Register of Historic Places!
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By – D. Rae Gould, Ph.D, Tribal Historic Preservation Officer, Nipmuc Nation This fall the restoration of the Cisco Homestead on the Hassanamisco Reservation in Grafton began. This work has been made possible through a generous Community Preservation grant through the Town of Grafton CPC (Community Preservation Commission) and state Community Preservation Act funds. The current work is a first-phase stabilization of the building that … Continue reading Cisco Homestead Restoration is Underway!