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Block House

Block House.jpg Roger Williams on his Way to Visit the Chief of the Narragansett IndiansThumbnailsBrewster's and Standish's SwordsRoger Williams on his Way to Visit the Chief of the Narragansett IndiansThumbnailsBrewster's and Standish's Swords

Near the meeting-house stood the block-house. This was a rude, strongly built structure, where the people of the village could take refuge in case of attack from Indians.

Author
Project Gutenberg's American Leaders and Heroes, by Wilbur Fisk Gordy Published 1907
Keywords
17th Century
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