Algonquin

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Before the war, the area's trails also served as key ammo depots and byways for Washington's troops during the American Revolution and was fertile farmland for early settlers and colonists, while the Algonquin Indians lived, hunted and fished the ponds and woods near the Assabet River.
Governor Dinwiddie of Virginia heard that French settlers and Algonquin Indians were attacking British settlers in the Ohio River valley.
According to legend, the island of Manhattan was purchased in 1624 from the Algonquin Indians for approximately $24 in beads and trinkets.
According to Donald Culross Peattie, author of A Natural History of Western Trees, "Formerly the Algonquin Indians used to make canoes of paper birch, sewed with the long tough cords of Tamarack root and stretched over a frame of white cedar, while the thread holes and the seams were caulked with resin of pine or balsam or Balm-of-Gilead.