Dr. Eric D. Lehman will talk about his new book New England at 400: From Plymouth Rock to the Present Day:
At the 400th anniversary of the pilgrims’ arrival (1620-2020), it’s time to look back, commemorate, and reflect on what New England has meant to its people, and to the world. New England at 400: From Plymouth Rock to Present Day describes how every generation of immigrants and natives, Puritans and patriots, has defined this land anew. It is a story of transformation, but also continuity, since “New England” embodies both a collective philosophy and a shared past. Each chapter covers a decade of important incidents and events that defined or shaped the regional character, land, and culture.