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New England -- History

Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 (1)
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View Resource Indian Converts Collection

First published in 1727, the remarkable book "Indian Converts, or Some account of the lives and dying speeches of a considerable number of the Christianized Indians of Martha's Vineyard" is now available in full online. Written by Experience Mayhew, the book provides remarkable insights into the lives and culture of four generations of Native Americans in colonial America. This digitized version...
View Resource The House of the Seven Gables

In one of his most famous novels, Nathaniel Hawthorne begins by describing the power of what is perhaps the most storied home in 19th century literature: "The aspect of the venerable mansion has always affected me like a human countenance, bearing the traces not merely of outward storm and sunshine, but expressive also, of the long lapse of mortal life, and accompanying vicissitudes that have...