In April of 1614, Captain John Smith sailed near Ipswich and recorded, “Here are many rising hills, and on their tops and descents are many corne fields and delightful groves.” News of this pleasant land spread abroad and its rich history and legends have fascinated us for 400 years.


2 thoughts on “Historic events and legends

  1. Hi Gordon. What a lot of work! Thanks for putting these pieces in chronological order for us. I don’t know how you do it, but don’t stop…

    1. Thanks Helen, thanks for noticing! I woke up this morning with the idea and went to work tagging about 400 posts with dates, then updated the history page with the html that makes it work.

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