Digital Library of the Week: The Plymouth Colony Archive Project

For the week of Thanksgiving, let’s visit Plymouth Colony and the history of our earliest pilgrims. The Plymouth Colony Archive Project is a wonderful resource for primary resources, scholarly books, and historic images. There are fully searchable materials such as court records and laws, maps, and individuals’ journals and memoirs. View excavation projects and the objects found by archaeologists near Plymouth Rock.

Want to know the real Thanksgiving story? Check out history.com’s Thanksgiving website. Did you know the movement of a turkey inspired a ballroom dance? Yup, it’s true; named, of course, the turkey trot. Have a happy Thanksgiving!

Re-Enactment of Thanksgiving at Plymouth Plantation

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