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Duxbury Pilgrim Newspaper

Duxbury Pilgrim NewspaperDuxbury Pilgrim newspaper, 1890
Print on paper
DRHS Collection, DAL.MSS.075

The Duxbury Pilgrim is another example of a product utilizing Duxbury’s Pilgrim history to market itself. It was a weekly newspaper established in 1859 and published in Duxbury until it was purchased by the Pratt Brothers publishing firm from Marlboro, Massachusetts in 1884.



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Digging Duxbury

The quest for archaeological evidence of the Pilgrim past began with an 1833 dig, one of the earliest in U.S. history.

Coming to a Pilgrim Town

Coming to a Pilgrim Town

Duxbury’s Pilgrim history, combined with the town’s natural beauty, initiated a tourist boom.

Collecting in a Pilgrim Town

Collecting in a Pilgrim Town

The tourism boom brought another enterprise, the creation and sale of Pilgrim-themed souvenirs.

Lasting Legacy

Duxbury's Lasting Legacy

Duxbury never forgot its Pilgrim origins. How could it? The names continue to generate interest today.
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