Weetamoo Woods

Tiverton, RI 02878

Weetamoo Woods is over 750 acres of varied habitats, including rare coastal oak-holly forest and an Atlantic white cedar swamp. There are 5+ miles of walking trails. Part of the original Pocasset Purchase roadway (ca. 1685) is still visible, along with cellar holes and the remains of a village sawmill. Grasslands research is being conducted on a 12-acre parcel within the woods. Weetamoo was the last sachem of the Pocasset Tribe of Wampanoag Indians. She supported the Great Sachem, Metacom (King Philip), in the King Philip's War and died in that conflict.

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