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Life in 17th Century New England
October 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
486 Main Street
Acton, MA 01720 United States
Sponsored by: Acton Memorial Library
Historians have spoken often of the Americas as a “New World” without ever delving into what that meant to 17th century explorers and settlers from Europe. National Park Service Ranger John McNiff relates how the expectations of the earliest “New” England explorers and settlers – about the climate, landscape, and even the appearance of the indigenous people – abruptly confronted a much harsher reality.