Lunch & Learn – Plimoth Plantation’s Lunchtime Lecture Series
Plimoth Plantation is pleased to present; Crime and Controversy in Colonial New England with Diane Rapaport, author of the book, The Naked Quaker: True Crimes and Controversies from the Courts of Colonial New England. Located in the Accomack building. Lecture will begin promptly at noon. A brief Q& A and book signing will follow. Participants are encouraged to bring a bag lunch. FREE.
About Our Speaker: Diane Rapaport is a former trial lawyer who has made a new career as a writer and speaker. Her first book, New England Court Records: A Research Guide for Genealogists and Historians, won three Benjamin Franklin Awards in 2007 (Independent Book Publishers Association) for Best History Book, Best Reference Book, and finalist for Best New Voice in Nonfiction. Diane’s “Tales from the Courthouse” column for New England Ancestors magazine is a three-time winner of Excellence in Writing awards from the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors.
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Who We Are
Plimoth Plantation is a not-for-profit museum supported by admissions, contributions, grants and generous volunteers.
What We Do
Plimoth Plantation, less than an hour south of Boston and minutes from Cape Cod, is a living museum dedicated to telling the history of Plymouth Colony from the perspective of both the Pilgrims and the Native Wampanoag people. The museum is a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate that includes Mayflower II, a full-scale reproduction of the original ship that sailed to Plymouth in 1620. Visit our Craft Center and Plimoth Bread Company. Enjoy independent films at Plimoth Cinema.
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