"Pilgrim Monument Completed in Provincetown"
When the Pilgrims arrived in the New World, their first stop was present-day Provincetown, where they stayed for five weeks.
"Puritans Leave for Massachusetts"
In April 1630, 11 vessels sailed from England full of passengers bound for the brand-new Massachusetts Bay Colony.
"William Pynchon Buys Land for Springfield"
After purchasing land from the Agawam Indians, Pynchon established a fur trading post on the Connecticut River.