Town Council Presents Tomaquag Museum With Ninigret Portrait

ninigret1 prtraitAt the March 14 meeting of the Charlestown Town Council, the Council presented Loren Spears of the Tomaquag Museum with a full size copy of the portrait of Ninigret that hangs in the RISD museum and also now in the Charlestown Town Council chambers.

A history of that portrait is linked below.

The Persistence of Ninigret: An Icon, An Enigma, and an Unfulfilled Legacy by Robert A. Geake

Thanks to George Tremblay for suggesting this book on the same subject, available at http://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/?GCOI=80140100162610