The Plymouth Colony Archive Project
Links & Resources

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The main beam bowed and cracked, by artist Mike Haywood
"The main beam bowed and cracked"
© by artist Mike Haywood

Project Contributors

Patricia Scott Deetz                 (Bleek Lloyd Catalog)
James F. Deetz
J. Eric Deetz
Christopher Fennell
About this Project

Some Lesson Plans

The True Story of the First Thanksgiving
Pilgrim Myths and Thanksgiving
Standard of Learning on Early America (U. Virginia)
History Matters (CUNY and GMU)
American Passages: A Literary Survey (Annenberg/CPB)
Historical Archaeology (U. Illinois)

Plymouth Colony History

Plimoth Plantation Museum
Pilgrim Hall Museum
First Nations History of the Wampanoags
Caleb Johnson's Mayflower History
Colonial House, PBS
Yale University's Avalon Project
The American Sense of "Puritan"
How to Read Old Handwriting (UK National Archives)


Howland Site Excavations
Parting Ways Site in Plymouth
Cultural Dimensions of Ethnicity in Archaeology
Death's Head, Cherub, Urn & Willow
Project 400, Plymouth (U. Mass. Boston)
Society for Historical Archaeology
Society for American Archaeology
American Anthropological Association
Colonial Williamsburg
APVA Jamestown Rediscovery
Virtual Jamestown
African-American Archaeology Resources
African-American Archaeology Network

Awards and Accolades

This web site and The Times of Their Lives by Jim and Trish Deetz have been the subject of media coverage on news radio programs in Boston and Charlottesville, the Glen Mitchell show on National Public Radio in Dallas, BBC Radio Devon, and articles by the New York Times, Boston Globe, Boston Herald, Discovery Channel, and Archaeology Magazine, among others.

This site has also received awards for academic excellence and has been selected as a featured link by National Endowment for the Humanities' Edsitement Project, Library of Congress, National Archives, National Council on Public History, PBS Programs, Annenberg/CPB, Harvard's Atlantic World History, Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Education World, Encarta Encyclopedia, Bigchalk Education Network, WorldVillage School House, American Anthropological Association, and Society for American Archaeology, among others.

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Excerpts from The Times of Their Lives

Tributes to Jim Deetz (1930-2000)

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Patricia Scott Deetz and Christopher Fennell