Everyday Life In 17th-Century New England
(Rehoboth, MA) – John McNiff, Park Ranger at the Roger Williams National Memorial, will explore what everyday life was like for the English colonists who came to New England in the 17th century, including the founders of Rehoboth. Why did they choose to come here? Where did they get their food? Their tools and clothes? What hardships did they face? You may be surprised to discover that 17th-century colonists had many of the same cares and worries of people today.
Wednesday, April 18, 6PM
4 Locust Ave., Rehoboth, MA 02769
FREE! Register here.
This program is supported in part by a grant from the Rehoboth Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
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About the Rehoboth Antiquarian Society
The Rehoboth Antiquarian Society preserves, promotes, and enhances the significant historical, educational, and cultural assets of Rehoboth, Massachusetts. A non-profit organization, the RAS operates the Carpenter Museum, the Blanding Public Library, and the Arts in the Village music series which takes place in the Library’s Goff Memorial Hall. Learn more at www.RehobothAntiquarian.org.