Wool, Women and Books: The Leyden Years
Join author J.L. Rose for a fascinating virtual talk about the Pilgrims in Leyden during the years before their famous voyage aboard the Mayflower. Author of the historic novel "Before the Mayflower," Rose will highlight the importance of the textile industry, the role of women, and the revolutionary effect of the printing press on all layers of 17th century society, illustrating through the maps and visuals found in the 400th anniversary printing of her book, how these aspects directly connected to the Pilgrims. This program will be broadcast through Zoom and is sponsored by the Alden Kindred of America. For more information or to register, please visit www.alden.org.