Let’s Talk History 50: Hot off the Printing Press!

1638:

English widow Elizabeth Glover, assisted by English locksmith Stephen Daye, set up the first printing press in English North America in present-day Cambridge, Massachusetts. (Daye is under financial contract to Reverend Joseph Glover, owner of the press, upon Glover’s death on voyage from England to the Massachusetts Bay Colony)


Now let’s change gears in the same year for New Sweden and Delaware. See ya next Tuesday! >>>