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Gepostet von rebecabp am 4. April 2013 im Fach Englisch.

What is the Plimoth Plantation?
Plimoth Plantation is a living museum in Plymouth, Massachusetts that shows the original settlement of the Plymouth Colony established in the 17th century by English colonists, some of whom later became known as Pilgrims. They were among the first people who immigrated to America to avoid religious persecution and to seek religious separation from the Church of England.
History
The museum was started in 1947 by Henry Hornblower II, a Boston stockbroker with childhood ties to the Plymouth area. Because none of the structures and few artifacts from the 1620s survived, Hornblower, an amateur archaeologist, established the museum as a proxy. Beginning with a “First House” exhibit where the Mayflower II is currently docked, it was expanded to today’s nearby...

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