William Bradford and Plymouth: The View from 400 Years

As a companion to the Baxter Lecture, Frank Bremer, coordinator of New England Beginnings, hosted a seminar about William Bradford and Plymouth co-hosted by New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) featuring a partnership of institutions and individuals organized to commemorate the cultures that shaped early New England. Click here for the 58-minute presentation streamed live by the Boston Public Library on June 11, 2020.

He was joined by Yale Divinity School professor Ken Minkema, fellow editor of NEHGS’s newly-released version of Bradford’s magnum opus, Of Plymouth Plantation, published with The Colonial Society of Massachusetts.

Bremer and Minkema are joined by Paula Peters of the Wampanoag Tribe as they look over the original writings of Bradford.

The above two works describe the events of early Plymouth in great detail.