Marking the quatercentenary of the November 12th landing of the Mayflower at Plymouth, the Boston Public Library and American Ancestors/New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) co-hosted a virtual talk with Nathaniel Philbrick about his 2006 book, Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War. Click here for the video of the interview.
(Above) Before the conversation begins, Boston Public Library President David Leonard and Beth Carroll-Horrocks of the State Library of Massachusetts offered brief comments.
How did America begin? That simple question by American Ancestors Vice-president and CEO, Ryan Woods. launched acclaimed author Nathaniel Philbrick on an extraordinary journey to understand the truth behind our most sacred national myth: the voyage of the Mayflower and the settlement of Plymouth Colony.