Pakachoag: Where the River Bends – Film Premiere

by | Sep 16, 2021

A group of Holy Cross Faculty and Environmental Historian Colin Novick (Executive Director, Greater Worcester Land Trust) have made a new film about the Nipmuc of Pakachoag which will premier at a special screening at Pakachoag Church on Tuesday, September 28.

The film titled Pakachoag: Where the River Bends runs 45 minutes and includes a walking tour of sites that would have supported the Nipmuc village and its survival on today’s College Hill / Pakachoag Hill, located on the border of Auburn and South Worcester. Includes interviews with: Prof. Thomas Doughton (Holy Cross History Dept. & Nipmuc Member); Colin Novick, Executive Director, Greater Worcester Land Trust; Cheryll Toney Holley, Leader, Nipmuc Community, Hassanamesit, Grafton.

Discussion to follow film (45 min.) Come share your Pakachoag stories! Parking Available, Handicapped Accessible. Masks required for this indoor event.

When: Tuesday, September 28 2021 |  7 pm
Where: Pakachoag Church | 203 Pakachoag St.  |  Auburn, MA 01501
Cost: Free but RSVP Requested to

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