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Priscilla Alden And the First Thanksgiving (Let"s Celebrate Series) by Alice Benjamin Boynton

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Published by Silver Burdett Pr .
Written in English


  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Holidays & Festivals - Thanksgiving,
  • Children"s 4-8 - Sociology,
  • Biography,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony),
  • Thanksgiving Day,
  • Children: Grades 1-2

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsChrista Kieffer (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9466065M
ISBN 100382394747
ISBN 109780382394744

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Priscilla Alden Rodd Author Priscilla Alden Rodd Author Priscilla Alden Rodd Author Priscilla Alden Rodd Author. Get this from a library! Priscilla Alden and the first Thanksgiving. [Alice Benjamin Boynton; Christa Kieffer] -- Describes how Priscilla Alden came to the New World with the other Pilgrims, helped settle the colony of New Plymouth, and celebrated the first Thanksgiving. Online shopping from a great selection at Home & Kitchen Store. Priscilla Alden (née Mullins, c. – c. ) was a noted member of Massachusetts's Plymouth Colony of Pilgrims and the wife of fellow colonist John Alden .

  The love story of John Alden and Priscilla Mullins is the most famous of all the Mayflower has been passed down through generations and romanticized in . A legend of a rivalry between John Alden and pilgrim Miles Standish for Priscilla Mullins arose, and was first published in the book, "Collection of American Epitaphs and Inscriptions. The book inspired widespread depictions of John and Priscilla Alden in art and literature during the 19th and 20th centuries. Alden was one of Plymouth Colony's most active public servants and played a prominent role in colonial affairs. He was annually elected to the Governor's Council nearly every year from to "John Alden died at Duxbury 12 September and left no will, having disposed of most of his estate during his lifetime. His children were Elizabeth, John, Joseph, Rebecca, Ruth, Sarah, Jonathan, David, Mary, Priscilla, and an unnamed child which probably died ers Mary and Priscilla were unmarried as of 13 June (MD ). That Rebecca was the daughter who married Thomas.

Priscilla Mullins Alden is known as the unrequited love of the newly-widowed Captain Miles Standish in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem The Courtship of Miles Standish.   Elvis' fiancee Ginger Alden then and now (Image: Ginger says she alone supported and understood Elvis' fascination and interest in spiritual and occult books, something Priscilla .   Over the years, The King of Rock and Roll had a number of relationships from his wife Priscilla Presley to Linda Thompson and Ginger Alden. But it . A fictional account of John and Priscilla Alden's courtship and its entanglement with Myles Standish, is the subject of the famous Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poem, "The Courtship of Myles Standish". View fullsize. Halberd found in the cellar of the John Alden house archaeology site in Duxbury.