Adventure at the Popham Colony

Adventure at the Popham Colony
Item# 978-0-8059-9627-2

by Alex Popham King

In 1607, a young lad, ventures from his home in England to the New World, America, with his uncle. He tells the exciting true story of the settlement of the Popham Colony, the sister colony to Jamestown.

Suffering bitter weather, starvation, fire, and death, they endure for fifteen months. The Popham Colony sets the stage for the future settlement of the Plymouth Plantation by the Pilgrims in 1620.


Alex Popham King is a genealogist and archaeologist by avocation. Popham family studies began with his first visit to the colony site in 1968 and have taken him from the Central United States to the Hamlet of Popham, the 12th Century West Country ancestral home of the family in England. He has worked with Dr. Jeffrey Brain on the excavation of the Popham Colony site and lectured on the colony for many years. Alex is the first cousin twelve times removed of George Popham, Esq., President of the Popham Colony.

(2004, paperback, 58 pages)

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