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Anniversary Bus Tour

2023 marks the 300th anniversary of Samson Occom’s birth year and the 250th since the planning of Brothertown. We invite you to join us on a bus tour of places where Occom and our ancestors lived and worked.

October 7 - 15, 2023 (tentative itinerary)

  • 10/07 Tour bus departs Fond du Lac, WI. Stop over in Erie, PA. Lodging Motel 6.

  • 10/08 Travel to Groton, CT. Lodging Motel 6.

  • 10/09 Tour Mohegan lands. Visit Tantaquideon Museum, Mohegan Church, and Uncas Leap Walk. Dinner at Mohegan Sun Resort. Lodging Motel 6 in Groton, CT.

  • 10/10 Tour Narragansett lands with Lorén Spears. Great Swamp and Narragansett Reservation. Lunch at the Sly Fox Den Too. Tomaquag Museum. Lodging Motel 6 Groton, CT.

  • 10/11 Tour Pequot lands. Visit Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center. Dinner at the Foxwoods Resort. Lodging Motel 6 Groton, CT.

  • 10/12 Columbia Congregational Church, Wheelock School, Samson Occom Garden. Stockbridge, MA to visit the Mission House and Stockbridge Museum. Lodging near Utica, NY.

  • 10/13 Old Brothertown, NY. Activities at the Deansboro Congregational United Church of Christ. Community lunch. Lodging in Utica, NY.

  • 10/14 Hamilton College Archives. Depart for Wisconsin. Stop over on the way. Lodging Motel 6.

  • 10/15 Arrive Fond du Lac, WI.

Estimated Expenses

  • Bus fare: $300 - $600 per person, depending on the number of travelers

  • Lodging: Motel 6, $80 per night for 2 double beds. You will book and pay for your own rooms.

  • Meals: typically on your own and afforded by you.

  • Admission fees for museums and tours will be afforded by you.

Please contact us if you’d like to save a seat. All Brothertown Indians and friends are welcome!

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