A Guide to Historic Plymouth
• An intimate tour through New England's oldest community—the town where America literally began. • Images and nutshell histories of the most important sites, including Plymouth Rock, Plimoth Plantation, Pilgrim Memorial State Park and Pilgrim Hall. • Enjoyable walking and driving tours of this renowned Pilgrim settlement, each packed with fascinating details and historic facts. Written by Plymouth resident and historian James W. Baker, former director of research and senior historian at Plimoth Plantation, and current curator at the Alden House Historic Site in Duxbury, Massachusetts. Baker is also the author of Plymouth Labor and Leisure and Plimoth Plantation, as well as Plimoth Plantation: Fifty Years of Living History.
The History Press
: 9781596292284
: The History Press
: 03/14/2008
: Massachusetts
: History & Guide
: 91 Black And White
: 144
: 4.875 (w) x 8.89 (h)
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James Baker, who holds degrees from Boston University and the University of Rhode Island, has spent years documenting Plymouth's colonial culture & society. Currently he serves as the curator at the Alden House Historic Site, where he has developed several exhibits on Mayflower passengers. Prior to that he worked as the director of research, senior historian, and webmaster at Plimoth Plantation. An avid book collector and web-site designer, Baker has written several Plymouth-related books and essays, including Plymouth Labor and Leisure, Plimoth Plantation, and Plimoth Plantation: Fifty Years of Living History.
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