Find out what games colonial childen played, where they got their toys and who they played with.
Find out about home, school, transportation, chores and Native American friends.
Visit the Day in the Life Online Activities. Virtually dress the people of that time period.
Click to find out about Paul Revere's life, his midnight ride, his silver shop and his foundry and copper mill.
Answer the questions to get from Boston to Philadelphia.
See if you can learn what life was like 200 years ago for a family in New Castle, Delaware.
Learn about Ben Franklin as a printer, librarian, inventor and statesman.
Guide to our country, states, symbols and historical documents.
Famous Bay Staters
Read about this scientist born in Chelsea, Massachusetts.
Click on links to find out about Franklin as an inventor, scientist and printer.
Click on activities to learn about life in Massachusetts.
Click on an island to find out its history and environment.
Find out about what happened in 1774.
Read stories about NECCO wafers and Fenway Park.
Take a quiz about the State House, learn how the ladybug became the state bug and find out what's under the golden dome.
A daily almanac of Massachusetts history that you can search by date, map or subject.
Find maps and information about our state.
Learn which 41 Mayflower passengers signed the Compact.
Information about the ship, its voyage and passengers, including children on board.
Explore an 1830s Massachusetts village. Excellent photos and information.
Compare the lives of the Pilgrims and Wampanoags in 1621.
Find out about the history of Salem from its beginnings in 1623.
Did you know that Dr. Seuss was born here?
Visit Plimoth Plantation or link to information about Plymouth and the Pilgrims. Includes Woodland Indian recipes and information.
Meet the passengers and explore the ship.
Tour one of the oldest and historic state houses and find out how Massachusetts laws are made.
Within These Walls
Go back in time and hear the stories of five families who have lived in a house in Ipswich, Massachusetts over the past 200 years ago.