"What Did the Pilgrims Do When They First Got Here?"
The Separatists (better known as the Pilgrims) had just spent a harrowing journey by sea. They originally left Holland on a leaky vessel known as the Speedwell. In August of 1620 the...
Posted: November 09, 2014, 04:24 PM
"Squanto and the Sovereignty of God"
By March of 1621, only half of the Pilgrims had survived the winter. Captain Jones, who commanded the Mayflower, begged and pleaded with the surviving Pilgrims to go back with him to England. The...
Posted: November 17, 2014, 07:20 PM
"What Was On The Menu At The First Thanksgiving?"
The first Thanksgiving did not take place in Novermber. It was after the harvest of their first summer in the New World. So, in all likelihood this celebration was in September or ea...
Posted: November 24, 2014, 05:00 PM
"What Happened After Thanksgiving? The Pilgrims' Experiment With Socialism."
The first Thanksgiving was in the fall of 1621. But not all was peaches and cream after that first banquet. In fact, for the next several years the Pilgrims struggled with shortages ...
Posted: November 26, 2014, 04:44 PM