Wiccaco a.k.a. "Pleasant Place" in Lenape →
The portion of New Sweden that now lies in present day Queen Village was dubbed “Wiccaco” by the indigenous people, which means “pleasant place” in the Lenne Lenape language. The riverfront was lined with groves of large beech, elm and buttonwood trees. Elk, deer and beaver populated the nearby meadows, providing pelts for the fur trade. The area was claimed by the ...
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