Namskaket

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Namskaket (also Naamskeket, Naemschatet, Namskeket, Naumskachett) was a Nauset village on or near Namskaket Creek in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, near the modern border between Brewster and Orleans.

The Indians sold the site to English colonists in 1644.

It is now a village in Orleans.

References[edit]

  • Frederick Webb Hodge, ed., Handbook of American Indians: North of Mexico, Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 30, Part 2, 1910. at Google Books
  • Bulletin of the United States Geological Survey 114, 1894. Google Books

Coordinates: 41°47′30.39″N 70°00′58.06″W / 41.7917750°N 70.0161278°W / 41.7917750; -70.0161278