Nevertheless, She Persisted: Exploring 17th-Century Women for a 21st-Century World

What does it really mean to walk a mile in someone else’s shoes? This presentation explores the lives of 17th-century women through the eyes of Mayflower passenger Elizabeth Tilley Howland and discusses how living history provides new insight into their joys, sorrows, and challenges. Click here for the 90-minute video presentation. [All images below courtesy of Plimoth Plantation]

 

(Above) Little Compton Historical Society Executive Director Marjory O’Toole introduced presenter Hilary Goodnow, Associate Director, Museum Education & Outreach for Plimoth & Patuxet.

In the video, Hilary explores the lives of 17th-century women through the eyes of Mayflower passenger Elizabeth Tilley Howland and discusses how living history provides new insight into the joys, sorrows, and challenges of their lives.

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This lecture was presented virtually to members of the Little Compton Historical Society on July 23, 2020.

Click here for the 90-minute video presentation.

Click here for a presentation on Elizabeth Howland by Dave Norton.

Click here for a four-part cable television series on Elizabeth Howland.

Click here for a page about the Little Neck Cemetery where Elizabeth Howland is buried.