If Not First in Time, First in the Country’s Heart
PLYMOUTH, Mass., Nov. 20 — This year, as Jamestown, Va., splashily celebrated the 400th anniversary of its founding as the nation’s first permanent English settlement, the home of Plymouth Rock found itself on the defensive. Virginians have relished ...
First permanent British settlers in America were CANNIBALS who even ate a 14 year old girl to survive deadly 1609 winter
The girl was likely already dead at the time. They believe she left Plymouth, England, in June 1609 as part of the largest fleet yet to sail for Jamestown. But a terrifying hurricane scattered the fleet, and her ship limped into Jamestown in early August.
Why Do We Tout Jamestown and Plymouth Over Tolerant New Amsterdam?
When you live in the Hudson Valley of New York, as I do, you`re acutely aware of Dutch influence on American culture. And if you have a contemplative turn of mind you might wince at the linguistic abuses heaped upon the Dutch by Anglocentrism "going Dutch ...
The Real Story Behind The First Thanksgiving – American History And Jamestown and Plymouth Pilgrim Celebrations
(Best Syndication News) Although the date of the first Thanksgiving Day is in contention, it is currently recognized as the beginning of the Holiday Season and a time for giving thanks (see map and videos below). Early American settlers would have a ...
Jamestown aims for prominence on anniversary
Then there was the cannibalism. Still, as the nation prepares to commemorate Jamestown's 400th anniversary in May, many say this swampy outpost on the James River pales in comparison to the Pilgrims' arrival at Plymouth Rock, though fans of the buckled ...