Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Plymouth is a town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States. Plymouth holds a place of great prominence in American history, folklore, and culture, and is known as "America's Hometown." Plymouth was the site of the colony founded in 1620 by the Pilgrims, passengers of the famous ship the Mayflower. Plymouth is where New England was first established. It is the oldest municipality in New England and one of the oldest in the United States. The town has served as the location of several prominent events, one of the more notable being the First Thanksgiving feast. Plymouth served as the capital of Plymouth Colony from its founding in 1620 until the colony's merger with the Massachusetts Bay colony in 1691. Plymouth is named after the English city of the same name, where the Mayflower departed for America...wikipedia
1621 - The first Thanksgiving was celebrated by the Pilgrims in Plimouth Edward Winslow was among the group of Pilgrims present at the first Thanksgiving. He describes the scene:
"Our harvest being gotten in, our governor sent four men on fowling, that so we might after a special manner rejoice together after we had gathered the fruit of our labors. They four in one...Read MORE...
1621 - February 17 - Myles Standish appointed 1st commander of Plymouth colony
1635 - August 15 - 1st recorded US hurricane hit the Plymouth Colony The eye passed between Boston and Plymouth, Mass., and caused a twenty-foot tide in Boston. Gov. William Bradford reported, "It blew down many hundred, thousands of trees," and many houses.
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1638 - 1st earthquake recorded in US, at Plymouth, Mass
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1824 - Plymouth Cordage Company founded Plymouth Cordage Company became the world's largest manufacturer of rope and cordage products. Added: 11/22/2016 1:20:57 PM - 1 Updated: -
1. PLYMOUTH. [Pop. 5,281. Inc. 1620.] Plymouth, the oldest town in the State, was called Patuxet by the Indians, and Plymouth by the Puiitans, in remembrance of Plymouth in England, where the Plymouth Company was formed, and whence the May Flower sailed to bring over the first settlers of this colony.
Plymouth Massachusetts, 1890 PLYMOUTH, ever memorable as the first town settled by Europeans in New England, lies in the southeast part of Plymouth County, 37 miles southeast of Boston by the Plymouth Branch, and 46 by the Shore Line of the Old Colony Railroad. It is a port of entry and the seat of justice for Plymouth County. ...Read MORE...
1906 Plymouth, a port of entry, capital of Plymouth co., Mass., in a township (town) of the same name, on Plymouth Harbor (or Bay), 37 miles SSE. of Boston, on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R... It is the oldest town in New England and is celebrated as the place where the Pilgrim Fathers landed...Read MORE...
1907 - BELATED STORM DESTROYS SHIP FAST ON FLATS - Schooner Lucy E. Goes to Pieces Off Plymouth Coast. CREW TAKEN OFF BY LIFE SAVERS
Vessels Take Refuge in Harbors - City Soaked By Rain.
Boston's belated storm which had threatened the city and the entire New England coast for several day, materialized yesterday and with such fury that shipping was completely tied up and the city deluged in...Read MORE...
Plymouth Colony: "The Pilgrims" 1955 Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
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1957 - Mayflower II from Plymouth, England, reaches Plymouth Mass
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