Neponset, Boston

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Neponset is a district in the southeast corner of Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts. The Neponset Indians were the original inhabitants of this district and in 1646 John Eliot preached unsuccessfully to the Native Ameican community in Neponset (Dorchester) led by Sachem Cutshamekin before the tribe moved to Ponkapoag.[1]


  1. ^ John Eliot and Nonantum ON MARCH 22, 2017 BY WILLIAM P. MARCHIONE

Coordinates: 42°17′10″N 71°02′43″W / 42.28611°N 71.04528°W / 42.28611; -71.04528