Civil War Letters Home to Plymouth

In 2011, library volunteer Don Dewey was asked to find what information he could about the 48 Civil War veterans who are were laid to rest in the cemetery on Burial Hill. The history of the town written by Plymouth’s great nineteenth-century historian, William T. Davis, makes mention of these men, along with the local […]

Plymouth Tercentenary Photos now online

Now online: our Plymouth Tercentenary Photograph Collection of 159 historical photographs from 1920 and 1921 commemorating the 300th anniversary of the arrival of the Pilgrims.  The photos, all taken by local photographer Edward P. McLaughlin,  include scenes from the height of the celebration on August 1, 1921, when numerous dignitaries including President Warren G. Harding and a crowd estimated […]