The Plymouth Colony Archive Project

choose an archive room topic

Samuel Champlain's Chart of Port Saint Louis (Plymouth)

From Les Voyages (1613)

weave-bar image

Champlain's Key

A. "Anchorage," with his pinnace.

B. "The Channel" (to the inner harbor).

C. "Two Islands" (Clark Island, where members of the third exploration party spent their first night ashore in 1620, and Sasquish Head).

D. "Sand Dunes" (stretching along Duxbury Beach to the Gurnet).

E. "Mud Flats" and a much foreshortened Duxbury Bay.

F. "Cabins where the savages till the soil."

G. "Spot where our pinnace ran aground" (Brown's Bank, adjacent to Long Beach).

H. The Gurnet.

Champlain's Chart of Plymouth

dividing bar

Maps and Landscape

Project Home Page

Last Modified: December 14, 2007

© 2000-2007 Copyright and All Rights Reserved by
Patricia Scott Deetz and Christopher Fennell