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Virtual Jamestown
Jamestown, Europe's first permanent colony in America, comes alive in this great site! This site has maps, drawings, and a timeline of important events.

Early American Paintings
Art is every bit as important in describing past events as words. Check out these paintings of the days of the 13 Colonies.

Virtual Tour of Plimoth Plantation
No matter how you spell it, this site talks about the Pilgrims. See Plymouth Rock as it is today, compared to how it was then.

Mayflower Web Pages
Read all about the Pilgrims--what they ate on the voyage, how kept from getting sick, what they did once they reached Plymouth, etc. The detail here is astounding!

Salem Witch Trials
This account of the witch trials comes from the Salem Witch Museum itself. Find out why so many young women were killed because of what other people said they saw.

Explore United States
This EPLAY feature lets you explore the United States from different angles and different paths. Also includes a glossary of colonial terms.

Colonial Soap Making
One of the things colonial Americans did well was make soap. Find out how they did it and why!

Early American Paintings
Art is every bit as important in describing past events as words. Check out these paintings of the days of the 13 Colonies.

 Graphics courtesy of ArtToday

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