9/22/20 – Pilgrim origins and emigration to the New World. Jesse Waldinger.
The Pilgrims, History, Myth, Legacy – Powerpoint
9/29/20 – Native Americans in New England before 1620. John Dickson.
The World the Pilgrims Found – Powerpoint
10/6/20 – Part I: Establishment of Plimoth Plantation and early contacts with the Natives. Waldinger.
Part II: Life in Plymouth Colony. Dickson.
The World the Pilgrims Made – Powerpoint
10/13/20 – Plymouth and Beyond: neighboring settlements and relations with the Natives. Dickson.
Pilgrims – beyond Plymouth – Powerpoint
10/20/20 – Pilgrim myths. Waldinger.
PILGRIMS – Myth and Legacy – Powerpoint
10/27/20 – Impact of the Pilgrim story on the Berkshires.
Selected Background Reading