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Maj. John Mason

Maj. John MASON (1600 – 1672) was the commanding officer in the Pequot War. At the time, he was a victorious hero who later became  Deputy Governor of Connecticut and founded Norwich, Connecticut.  Now, he is viewed by some as … Continue reading

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