Chasing Toto: An Attempted Remembering of the “Windsor Indian”

2023-08-25T14:05:37-04:00December 20th, 2019|Tags: , |

According to legend, on October 4, 1675, Toto "the Windsor Indian" learned of a surprise attack on the city of Springfield being planned by King Philip’s soldiers. In response to this news, Toto ran 20 miles to sound the alarm, thereby saving the people of Springfield from a massacre. But the legend conjures up several questions for the historical record.

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