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Talks at the Museum

Presented by Orleans Historical Society at Orleans Historical Society Meetinghouse Museum, Orleans MA

Jul 21 2015
Talks at the Museum

Katherine Grandjean - Author, American Passage: The Communication Frontier in early New England.
New England was built on letters. Its colonists left behind thousands of them, brittle and browning and crammed with curls of purplish script. How they were delivered, though, remains mysterious. We know surprisingly little about the way news and people traveled in early America. No postal service or newspapers existed—not until 1704 would readers be able to glean news from a “public print.” But

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