Seafarer’s Festival

The Forbes House Museum welcomes the community to its Seafarer’s Festival to celebrate our shared New England maritime history through art workshops, craft demonstrations, family activities and musical performances. Lynn Noel will entertain visitors with chanteys from the clipper era, ballads of navigation under sail, and songs of the USS Jamestown on her 1847 humanitarian … Read more

Telling the Native Story

Kerri Helme helps preserve Wampanoag culture at Plimoth Plantation and beyond. By Lannan M. O’Brien Portrait photography by Julia Cumes Many people have heard the story of the English colonists’ journey to Plymouth in 1620 and their first interactions with the Wampanoag people. But too often, the portrayal of native history barely scratches the surface. … Read more

Ticket to Ride

Ticket to Ride P & B Railway

130 years of trolleys and buses on the South Shore Written by david kindy  Historical imagery courtesy of The Kingston Public Library Local History Collections and Pilgrim Hall Museum, Plymouth, Massachusetts The next time you pull up next to a Plymouth & Brockton (P&B) bus, look below the familiar blue and gold logo at the … Read more