it in care of the park department for the future.
Here was the Indian
burial place, here was the home of the aboriginal king Nanepashemit, ‘in which being dead he lay buried,’ which was visited by Miles Standish and eight of the Pilgrims from Plymouth
on September 21, 1621, a place ‘they liked so well that they wished they were here settled.’
Though not erected for that purpose, we can reply to the query, ‘What mean these stones?’
They mark the first recorded visit of white men to this place, which a few years later came to be called Medford