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America's First Poet - Anne Bradstreet

By Rebecca Price Janney, Oct 29 2018 01:16PM

How do you think you would have fared in the howling wilderness of Massachusetts in the early days of its settlement? I’m not so sure about myself, but I do love the story of one woman, Anne Bradstreet, who made the most of her primitive surroundings and lifestyle.

When we think of the Pilgrims and Puritans, names like Myles Standish, John Winthrop, and William Bradford usually come to mind. You may not know about Anne Bradstreet who became America's first published poet. here's a little bit about her life from my podcast, Great Stories in American History.

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