Talking About 1620: New Perspectives on the Pilgrim Legacy

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14 Beacon St.

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Please join us on March 18-19, for an important & lively conversation with some leading scholars of puritanism & Native American history

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Talking About 1620: New Perspectives on the Pilgrim Legacy

Please join us on March 18-19, 2020 for an important and lively conversation with some leading scholars of puritanism and Native American history.

All events will be held at the Congregational Library and Archives in our newly renovated quarters.

Wednesday March 18, 2020

4:00 pm– 6:00pm

Keynote address and reception: Francis Bremer, "Contested Memories: Reassessing the Cultures that Shaped Early New England." Bremer is Professor Emeritus of History at Millersville University in Pennsylvania, and the author of numerous books on transatlantic puritanism. He is an editor in the forthcoming new edition of William Bradford’s Of Plimoth Plantation, published by the Colonial Society of Massachusetts and the New England Historical and Genealogical Society

Thursday, March 19, 2020

10:00am – 12:00pm

“The Pilgrims, Plymouth Colony, and the Meaning of Liberty ” John Turner, George Mason University, author of They Knew They Were Pilgrims: Plymouth Colony and the Contest for American Liberty “The Other Survivors of Patuxet: Tisquantum, Kinship, and the Founding of Plymouth" Andrew Lipman, Barnard College, author of Squanto’s Odyssey

Lunch provided

1:00pm – 3:00pm

“Plymouth in the Empire” Adrian Weimer, Providence College, author of Martyrs' Mirror: Persecution and Holiness in Early New England "Days of Mourning and Not Joy": Wampanoag Reflections on Plymouth and Colonialism across Four Centuries” David Silverman, George Washington University, author of This Land is Their Land: The Wampanoag Indians, Plymouth Colony, and the Troubled History of Thanksgiving

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Moderated discussion and book signing

Registration is $10.00, which includes lunch and reception.

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