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Littleton’s Hidden Treasure Open House May 16th 10AM – 4PM

May 16, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sarah Doublet’s Nashoba Village
On Charter Way, off Nashoba Road, Littleton, Massachusetts
(located between Camp Nashoba and Nagog Hill Orchards


Learn about Sarah Doublet and Nashoba Village 

~Hear the story of Sarah Doublet (Wunnuhhew), her Praying Village, and how the land use changed

over time following her departure

~ Walk land chosen by Sarah’s Nipmuc Tribe ~ Learn why Nashoba Village is a special place

Experience Algonquin –Nipmuc Activities 

~ Plant Three Sisters corn mounds (corn, pole beans, and squash) and see former corn mounds

~ Examine native foods ~ Identify native food sources

~ Play and watch games of skill and chance ~ Learn how to weave baskets

~ Stone mill Indian corn into cornmeal ~ Hand press apple cider

Explore the Nature Reserve 

~ Search for natural and cultural features (children’s scavenger hunt and activities passport)

~ Hike with guided interpretive walk ~ Explore on own with a map

~ Observe native wildlife ~ View scenic landscapes and special sites


Hidden Treasures Weekend on May 16 and 17, 2015, will feature dozens of free, fun, and creative activities for intergenerational audiences that explore the history, culture, and nature of the 45 communities in the Freedom’s Way National Heritage Area, home to over 750,000 people. Freedom’s Way’s sponsorship of Hidden Treasures Weekend connects the people, places, and communities of the Heritage Area in order to protect and promote our shared resources and to encourage residents and visitors to explore our land-scape, history, and culture. To learn more, visit: http://www.freedomsway.org/ . Sarah Doublet’s Nashoba Village event is part of the Hidden Treasure’s Weekend regional program and will be conducted for one day, Saturday, May 16th. Financial support for Sarah Doublet’s Nashoba Village event has been received from the Henry Vincent Couper Charitable Foundation, the Freedom’s Way National Heritage Association, the Littleton Historical Society, and the Littleton Conservation Trust.  Littleton’s Treasures Flyer    and  Schedule for Hidden Treasure event


May 16, 2015
10:00 am - 4:00 pm