"As Time Will Serve" : The Evolution of Plimouth Plantation's Recreated Architecture

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1996

GUSN

GUSN-169698

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Description

While a reproduction is, by definition, never completely accurate, Plimouth Plantation continually changes its buildings and structures in order to represent history as faithfully as possible. It is a work in progress, a canvas that is constantly painted over in order to bring a little of the past into the present, and to do it is as accurately as possible. This article surveys how Plimouth Plantation has evolved since its beginning.

Details

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 71

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1996.074.261.003

Abstract

While a reproduction is, by definition, never completely accurate, Plimouth Plantation continually changes its buildings and structures in order to represent history as faithfully as possible. It is a work in progress, a canvas that is constantly painted over in order to bring a little of the past into the present, and to do it is as accurately as possible. This article surveys how Plimouth Plantation has evolved since its beginning.

Date Notes

Volume 74, Number 261 (Spring 1996)

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Record Details

Originator

James W. Baker (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1996). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England