Plimoth Plantation Explore these links for information about pilgrims and the Wampanoag. There are coloring pictures, recipes, and audio files of what the pilgrims would have sounded like using 17th-century English.
FactMonster: Pilgrims Students can read some background information on the Pilgrims. NOTE: The site includes ads.
Scholastic: The First Thanksgiving This site has audio files and slideshows. Students can explore "Voyage on the Mayflower," "Daily Life," and "The Thanksgiving Feast." There is also a "Teacher's Guide" and a "Related Booklist."
You are the Historian This interactive site about Thanksgiving requires a high speed connection, Macromedia Flash Player 6, and Internet Explorer 5+. A teacher's guide is also
Chronicling Black Lives in Colonial New England We tend to think of slavery occurring mostly in the south. This article from Christian Science Monitor describes incidents of slavery in the New England colonies. NOTE: The site includes ads and pop-up ads.
Jamestown Fort: Rediscovered This exhibit displays the findings of archaeologists who uncovered the Jamestown site, the first English settlement in America.