Magazine Room

Colonial America

When searching Keene-Link use these subject headings:

United States history 1600-1775, Colonial Period

Pilgrims (New England colonists)

Puritans

Plymouth

Williamsburg (VA)

When browsing the Keene Public Library shelves use these Dewey Numbers:

973.2 United States history, Colonial Period

General Titles:

Day, Nancy. Your Travel Guide to Colonial America. Runestone, c2001.

Furbee, Mary R. Outrageous Women of Colonial America. John Wiley, c2001.

Recommended Web Resources:

Archiving Early America -"Scenes and portraits from original newspapers, maps and writings come to life on your screen just as they appeared to this country's forebears more than two centuries ago."

Colonial Hall -Biographies of our founding fathers.

Colonial North America -Information about Colonial America from the early conquest and exploration.

Colonial Williamsburg -Information about the founding of Williamsburg and the living museum.

Plimoth Plantation -Take a virtual tour of this living museum.

Virtual Jamestown -Information about the settlement at Jamestown including first hand accounts and letters.