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Not the Man for Joe’s Daughter

There was no doubt in Fitz’s mind, Joe was not the man for his daughter.  This is the story of what happened when they married…

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A Special House on Beal Street

Beals street looks to be just another street in suburban Boston.  But one house here is special… SharePrintEmail

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A Man Named Squanto

His name is one from our history books, but perhaps we have forgotten just how important his role was in saving the lives of the…

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A New Crop for a New Home

Some regions of the country are better suited for specific crops.  That was the case for the Pilgrims who established Plymouth Colony.  They brought lots…

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Survival of the Pilgrims

In 1620, the men and women we call the “Pilgrims” landed near Cape Cod, and eventually established Plymouth Colony.  As we near Thanksgiving, we take…

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Old Artifacts from Early Settlers

How old is old?  Well, it may depend on who or what you are talking about, but when it comes to museums, this one has…

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Studying Graves from Over 400 Years Ago

They are some of the oldest graves of Europeans settlers you can find in this nation.  It’s Steven’s job to study those burials to tell…

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Seaman’s Bethel

You’ll find many churches in New Bedford, Massachusetts, but you’ll have to look far and wide to find one with a history quite like this…

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A Ship Called Dartmouth

The ship’s name was the Dartmouth.  When it took a cargo of whale oil to England no one perhaps thought much of it.  However, what…

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How Things Change

Did you ever leave home for a while, then return and find that lots had changed?  That was commonplace in this town.  Men would head…

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A Nantucket Sleigh Ride

It’s called a Nantucket sleigh ride.  Sounds like a nice winter ride, but it’s actually far from a peaceful dash through the snow.  For the…

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A Cash Crop Not Grown in Soil

If you made good revenue from a field you might call it your “cash crop.” Here the cash crop doesn’t grow in the soil, but…

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A One-Time Thanksgiving

We often trace our Thanksgiving holiday back to the Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony.  It’s true they did have a feast of thanksgiving, but it seems…

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The Oldest Museum in the Nation

Where is the oldest museum in the nation?  You might guess New York or Washington, D.C., but the town is much smaller, yet still very…

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The Mayflower II

The original Mayflower that sailed with 102 Pilgrims back in 1620 is long gone.  But another ship by the same name still occupies a place…

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An Accidental Landing Spot

Today we associate the Pilgrims with the town of Plymouth, MA.  However, the landing spot was a bit accidental… SharePrintEmail

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The Ship Available to Sail

It just happened to be a ship that was available to sail, but the ship that was chosen is still known by us all today. …

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The Value of Whaling

The residents of this city were so wealthy,wholesale jerseys their annual per capita income was the equivalent of purchasing two homes in the town.  It…

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A Good Place To Hide

A slave escaping his master needed a good place to hide. StLouisRamsJerseysOnline Perhaps that what made this job perfect for those willing to accept the risks…

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A Different Kind of Oil Industry

Oil has long been big business for certain areas of the country.  Two centuries ago this city was known for oil, although it was much…

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