The Tourist’s Guide To Cape Cod, by William Shakespeare

WERE MIRANDA AND PROSPERO AMONG THE FIRST SETTLERS IN THE NEW WORLD?

 

Four hundred years ago this spring, Capt. Bartholomew Gosnold sailed the Concord west from England, intending to start a settlement in the New World. After stopping in Maine, Cape Cod, and Martha’s Vineyard, the passengers and crew landed on the island now known as Cuttyhunk in late May. 9 Facing food shortages and hostile Indians, Gosnold and his crew quickly abandoned the idea of a permanent colony.

 
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