November 20, 2011

November 20: Peregrine White Born, 1620

Peregrine White was the first child born to the Pilgrims in the New World. He was born onboard ship, and he got a new stepfather shortly thereafter.

Read article here.

Pictured: The Pilgrims preparing to embark for the New World. Painting by Robert Weir, 1844.

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