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Mayflower II after restoration

Mayflower’s Homecoming Journey

After a 3 year multi-million dollar restoration, the Mayflower II, returned to her home birth in Plymouth, MA. This wooden sailing vessel, a re-creation of the original Mayflower that carried the colonists to the New World serves as a floating classroom for people from around the world. Learn more about her restoration and historic journey home. Produced by Creative Media...

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Plymouth takes part in My Local MA Campaign

The Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism has launched the My Local MA campaign. The initial campaign launch includes digital billboards, social media, and website ads, with radio ads starting soon, and TV following later in the fall. This statewide campaign encourages consumers to support their local economies by spending their money at Massachusetts businesses and attractions, safely – in...

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When the Time is Right, We’ll be Ready

The coronavirus pandemic has shifted the life of every American, upending all normalcy—and from a business perspective, the travel industry has been one of the hardest hit. The latest travel data reflects the dire situation our industry continues to face, but it is our day-to-day realities that underscore the true impact of the coronavirus pandemic on our companies, our communities,...

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Women’s History Flashmob in Plymouth, Massachusetts Salutes 100th anniversary of 19th Amendment

August 26, 2020 Pilgrim Hall Museum, in partnership with the Plymouth Area League of Women Voters, the Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe, Indivisible Plymouth, the Plymouth Antiquarian Society, and Plymouth 400 Inc., has released a flashmob video commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment guaranteeing women’s right to vote in America. The Amendment to the US Constitution was certified and...

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Virtual Harlow Family Reunion

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Anne Mason, Executive Director, Plymouth Antiquarian Society Phone: 508-746-0012 Email: VIRTUAL HARLOW FAMILY REUNION FRIDAY, AUGUST 28th – SUNDAY, AUGUST 30th Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 81st Annual Meeting and Reunion of the Harlow Family Association will be held online. Hosted via Zoom by the Plymouth Antiquarian Society, this...

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Local Matters Features Mayflower II’s Return

This week’s episode of PACTV’s Local Matters highlighted Mayflower II’s return. Check it out!

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Plimoth Plantation Receives Grants from Institute of Museum and Library Services and National Endowment for the Humanities 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Rob Kluin, Director, Marketing & Communications | 508.746.1622, ext. 8210 Plymouth, Massachusetts (August 17, 2020) – Plimoth Plantation, the living history museum of 17th-century Massachusetts, today announced that it has received grants from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The two awards provide essential funding...

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Mayflower II Plimoth Plantation


Plymouth, Massachusetts (August 6, 2020) – On August 10, 2020, following a more than three-year, multi-million-dollar restoration, the 64-year-old Mayflower II will return home to Plymouth Harbor where it is a major exhibit of Plimoth Plantation, the living history museum of 17th century Massachusetts. “Mayflower II is a unique educational resource that allows us to better understand American history, from the...

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103 Pilgrims

Author Rick Pontz has released a new novel entitled 103 Pilgrims

                  Author Rick Pontz has released a new novel entitled 103 Pilgrims, a story based on unsolved mysteries from the Pilgrims who founded America. 103 Pilgrims is the first in his series of mystery and thriller novels. 103 Pilgrims is an excellent novel choice for anyone who wants to join in todays’ 400-year celebration...

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