The Westford Knight

Map to the Westford Knight
Map to the Westford Knight

Legend has it that a Scottish earl named Henry Sinclair took a crew of explorers and discovered America in 1398, a whole century before Christopher Columbus. According to the story, they explored regions of Nova Scotia and New England. Some even claim that the evidence of that is the grave of one of their fallen in what is now Westford, MA, a town northwest of Boston near the New Hampshire state line.

The Westford Knight

(click on the here for a Story and Interviews on the Westford Knight by Kyle Roffman)

Courtesy photo. David Christiana, artist and Westford firefighter, works on a clay model he will use to design a new monument for the Westford Knight site in town.

 

 

A digital guide to the Westford Knight

 

 

 

Prince Henry and the Westford Knight,
Children’s audio story performed by Leeny Del Seamonds

Have you heard the story of the Westford Knight? Legend has it that a Scottish earl named Henry Sinclair took a crew of explorers and discovered America in 1398, a whole century before Christopher Columbus. According to the story, they explored regions of Nova Scotia and New England. Some even claim that the evidence of that is the grave of one of their fallen in what is now Westford. Listen now to Lenny Del Seamond’s delightful story of the Westford Knight

Prince Henry and the Westford Knight. (14:24) Henry Sinclair explored Westford more than 600 reads ago, making new friends along the way and losing one who was unforgettable.

(click on link below to listen)