New England at 400 packs four centuries of local history into one groundbreaking volume. Decade by decade, from John Winthrop to John F. Kennedy, from the Revolutionary War to the War on Terror, this captivating story examines the lives, loves, failures, and successes of countless New Englanders. At the anniversary of the pilgrims' arrival at Plymouth, turn the page with author Eric D. Lehman and explore how each generation of immigrants and natives, abolitionists and suffragists, puritans and patriots, has defined this land anew.
Old Sturbridge Village is one of the country’s oldest and largest living history museums, celebrating life in early New England from 1790–1840. Visitors interact with costumed historians, experience up-close demonstrations of early American trades, and meet heritage-breed farm animals. Situated on 200 scenic acres, the Village is a collection of more than 40 historic buildings including homes, meetinghouses, trade shops, working farms and three water-powered mills, restaurants, and retail shops.