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Lecture: "Plymouth Colony First Lady Penelope Winslow"

Presented by Old Colony History Museum at Old Colony History Museum, Taunton MA

Nov 19 2020

A lecture by Michelle Marchetti Coughlin on her new book “Penelope Winslow, Plymouth Colony First Lady: Re-Imagining a Life”

Lecture: "Plymouth Colony First Lady Penelope Winslow: Reconstructing a Life through Material Culture" by Michelle Marchetti Coughlin

Penelope Pelham Winslow, a member of the English gentry who was married to Plymouth Colony Governor Josiah Winslow, was one of the most powerful women in Plymouth Colony's history. Like most of her female contemporaries, however, she has largely been forgotten. Though she authored or is mentioned in few surviving documents, she left behind a trove of physical

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Old Colony History Museum

66 Church Green, Taunton, MA

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