Presenter: J. Dennis Robinson
Why do we know so little about David and Amias Thompson of Plymouth, England? And why is the little we know so often wrong? Our first European couple “settled” at Rye, NH in 1623. Within five years the Thompsons had abandoned their fishing and trading outpost and disappeared from Granite State history. Popular author J. Dennis Robinson explores the era, unearths the facts, and debunks the myths of our rocky 400-year-old origin tale.
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Tuesday, April 9, 2024 6:00pm
Portsmouth Public Library175 Parrot AvenuePortsmouth NH 03801
Isles of Shoals History & Research Association
Portsmouth Public Library, 603-427-1540
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