However, rather than settle the area, he returned to England at the request of his crew. English Plymouth Colony settlers purchased the land from chief Massasoit of the Wampanoag tribe. From there, he explored Cape Cod and the neighboring areas, including the site of present-day New Bedford.
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Before the 17th century, the Wampanoag, who had settlements throughout southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island, including Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, were the only inhabitants of the lands along the Acushnet River.