December 2020

Pilgrim Hall Museum Executive Director on the Mayflower passengers’ first year in Plymouth

Donna Curtin, Executive Director of Pilgrim Hall Museumo gave a one-hour History Camp presentation on December 18, 2020 on the Mayflower passengers’ first year in Plymouth. Hosted by Lee Wright and Carrie Lund, the session describes the challenges that the passengers faced following their landing in 1620. Curtin uses Mort’s Relation written by Pilgrim Edward Winslow […]

How the Mayflower Story Fits Into Native American History

The 400th anniversary of the day the Mayflower dropped anchor in Plymouth Harbor on Dec. 16, 1620, is the 400th anniversary of an American beginning—for the nation as a practice, an idea, an experiment. That’s true even though, for the colonists and their descendants, 1620 was not much more than a blip in colonial history. […]