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A Guide to Historic Plymouth

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An intimate tour through New England’s oldest community―the town where America literally began.

Images and nutshell histories of the most important sites, including Plymouth Rock, Plimoth Plantation, Pilgrim Memorial State Park and Pilgrim Hall.

Enjoyable walking and driving tours of this renowned Pilgrim settlement, each packed with fascinating details and historic facts.

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Paperback, 144 pages
Published March 14th 2008 by History Press (first published January 15th 2008)
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Christopher Daley
Aug 21, 2016 Christopher Daley rated it it was amazing
This is a great book for not only the common tourist coming to Plymouth but also the serious researcher!

Jim Baker brings his vast background as a historian and his almost encyclopedic knowledge of the area to bear on the wonderous trip through Plymouth!

This will be a great tool for the multitudes who will no doubt descend on Plymouth for the 400th anniversary in 2020!
Linda
Jun 10, 2012 Linda rated it it was amazing
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Published in 2007, James Baker's guide to New England's first town is probably the most comprehensive one currently available. It opens with a history of the settlers we now call Pilgrims, tracing their decisions and moves prior to setting off for the New World. It then presents four separate walking tours and a driving tour of sites a bit out of town. Plymouth itself has, of course, changed greatly since the 17th century, but Baker does a fine job of pinpointing where, in the modern town, the ...more
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