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Why was Massachusetts named Massachusetts?

Massachusetts was named Massachusetts because of the Native American tribe called Massachusett. They lived in Massachusetts Bay where the pilgrims landed. Coincidentally the W (MORE)

Where is Massachusetts?

In the northeast. New England. Upper right corner of a standard U.S. map such as the one linked below. Massachusetts is located by Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Verm (MORE)

What is the Massachusetts 54Th?

The 54th Massachusetts Regiment was an all-black infantry regiment organized in Massachusetts and lead by Col. Shaw and other white officers. It was one of the first black reg (MORE)
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Are there volcanoes in Massachusetts?

I recently found some obsidian rocks in a Mattapoisett, MA woods. They are a very shiny black color with gold inclusions. Extremely hard, and shiny. Thought they were a hard c (MORE)