Beyond Pilgrims, Indians and Witches: Exploring 17th Century New England
The average person’s knowledge of 17th century New England history jumps from the Pilgrims in 1620 to the 1692 Salem witchcraft trials. But what happened during the years in between? Join us as we move past the mythology of Pilgrims, Indians, and witches, and take a deeper dive into the events and developments that shaped New England during this critical century. Through talks, demonstrations, and hands-on workshops, we will explore Native American cultures and how they were impacted by European settlement; the important roles played by religion, servitude, and self-government in early New England; the most destructive war ever to take place on American soil; what really happened at that first Thanksgiving; and yes, of course, the witchcraft hysteria. Spend summer days on beautiful, historic Star Island at the Isles of Shoals at the enlightening summer camp for adults known as the New England Heritage program.
To be announced
Minister of the Week
Rev. Gail Avery
Although there is no separate children’s programming, the New England Heritage program welcomes children of all ages under the supervision of their parents/guardians.
6-night session: $135 per person (age 12 and above)
3-night session: $100 per person (age 12 and above)
Room & Board
The rates below are per person for the full length of the conference.
Standard Shared: $1,022 | Standard Single: $1,382
Motel Shared: $1,259 | Motel Single: $1,840
Under 6: Free | 6-11 years: $472 | 12-17 years: $676
Standard Shared: $555 | Standard Single: $741
Motel Shared: $681 | Motel Single: $1,017
Under 6: Free | 6-11 years: $262 | 12-17 years: $374
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