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If You Blink Then You Could Miss It!

On I2 Mohawk Trail you are upon this little park almost instantly and it is either a stamp on the... read more

Reviewed December 9, 2017
Weekend_Roamer1
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Warrington, United Kingdom
Decent roadside stop

Just stopped by on the way through. It's a nice little monument though everytime I think about how... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2017
Konrad V
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This small park, perfect for a picnic, is home to the "Hail to the Sunrise" statue, a tribute to the Native Americans who greeted the first settlers to the area.
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Route 2, West of Town, Charlemont, MA 01339
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Reviewed December 9, 2017

On I2 Mohawk Trail you are upon this little park almost instantly and it is either a stamp on the brakes or sail past and make a U-turn (I did the latter) because you do not really get any warning and if they want more...More

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Reviewed October 24, 2017

The statue is of a pretty handsome fellow, in a very lovely area, but to be honest - this is Mohican and Nipmuc territory/homelands, NOT Mohawk. The fountain was erected by The Royal Order of the Red Men, in which you must be white to...More

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Reviewed October 21, 2017

If this doesn't move you, then you are not a true American. If you have a heart, it will inspire you. It's a pleasure and some pain to see this grand tribute to the American Indians. Tucked away in the beautiful, peaceful and total solitude...More

Thank Richard J
Reviewed July 24, 2017

Such an important monument should be better advertised, should have parking for the visitors, and probably a guide who can illustrate visitors of the importance of the monument.

Thank Ingrid M
Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

Just stopped by on the way through. It's a nice little monument though everytime I think about how they were all wiped off the continent.

Thank Konrad V
Reviewed January 28, 2017

Hail to the Sunrise Statue and it's surroundings is truly a great site to visit. The bronze statue depicts a Native American man in traditional wardrobe looking eastward with his arms extended. He faces the direction of the rising sun and is said to be...More

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Reviewed October 24, 2016

This is along Rt 2 in Charlemont, very easy to get to. Parking on the side road. Beautiful stop, the statue is amazing and the Mohawk Park in stones is very interesting. I do wish there was a bit more information on the history and...More

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Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Awesome little park honoring all the native american tribes of new england. There is even a sundial as the centerpiece of the park.

Thank Chris R
Reviewed August 3, 2016

This is along the side of the road in Charlemont, and was easily accessible from our campground at Mohawk Trail State Forest. It is a really nice tribute to the native peoples, with poetry, the sculpture and other memorials. It's worth a quick stop, or...More

Thank foodislove733
Reviewed June 23, 2016

The park is a great idea. It is done very tastefully and is a great tribute to the Mohawk Indian. Its too bad that it is across the street from a trailer park. Parking is a little scarce but you can pull off onto the...More

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