Colonial historian Roger Thompson presents a survey of the genealogical and historical sources he used in both the USA and the UK to trace individual families and groups who settled in 17th-century Charlestown, Massachusetts, with examples from specific case studies. Professor Thompson’s most recent work, From Deference to Defiance: Charlestown, Massachusetts, 1629-1692 is published by NEHGS. Discover how rigorous scholarship and research methods can bring this vibrant world to life.
The lecture will be followed by a reception with light refreshments.
*Tickets are $10 for NEHGS members and $20 for nonmembers.