National Geographic : 1946 Feb
A City That Refused to Die © National Geographic Society Kodachrome by B. Anthony Stewart Their Years Are Few Compared with Those of the Barbican's Storied Walls Plymouth spread from this section, which overlooks Sutton Pool, the old harbor. Once the Barbican's gabled houses were protected by a castle's barbican, or outer defense work. Here the Mayflower sailed in 1620 with the Pilgrims. Plymouth knew Drake's Golden Hind and Cook's Endeavour, too. Sir John Hawkins was a native.