Plymouth vs. Popham School children spent the last week learning about the Pilgrims' settlement in Plymouth, Mass. Jill Kaufman of member station WGBH reports on what they probably didn't learn: 13 years before the Mayflower arrived, another English colony was founded on the rugged coast of Maine. The Popham Colony didn't last, but without it, the Pilgrims might not have succeeded.

Plymouth vs. Popham

Plymouth vs. Popham

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School children spent the last week learning about the Pilgrims' settlement in Plymouth, Mass. Jill Kaufman of member station WGBH reports on what they probably didn't learn: 13 years before the Mayflower arrived, another English colony was founded on the rugged coast of Maine. The Popham Colony didn't last, but without it, the Pilgrims might not have succeeded.