Congratulations to Mayflower II for receiving a 2021 Paul & Niki Tsongas Award

Congratulations to Mayflower II for receiving a 2021 Paul & Niki Tsongas Award! The Tsongas Award is Preservation Massachusetts' highest honour, honouring people and projects that have displayed the highest level of commitment to historic preservation in the Commonwealth. Named for he awards first recipient, Senator Paul Tsongas, it was... more information

Revised Myles Standish 2020+1 Events Schedule

June 2021
Saturday 19 June Myles Standish Trophy Golf Competition Duxbury Golf Course
Friday 25 June Re-launch Reception Evening Town Hall – Lancastrian Suite

July 2021
Sunday 4 July Fourth of July in the Park Duxbury Park
Saturday 17 July Parish to Parish Walk St. Laurence’s Church to St. Wilfred’s Church
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Newsletter February 2021

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Mayflower Thanksgiving Service

The link below provides video footage of the recent Mayflower Thanksgiving Service: - https://youtu.be/x9K5HtiWsZo

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Mayflower Events (March – Nov 2020)

Due to restrictions imposed in relation to COVID 19, it has not been possible to hold the many public events to celebrate the Myles Standish and Pilgrim Fathers 400th Anniversary in 2020, We expect to be in a position in December to reschedule the planned events for the first half of 2021. Please look out for information... more information

Myles Standish Update

Sadly all the Myles Standish events were cancelled for 2020, apart from the Thanksgiving Service which will be a virtual one from St. Laurence's on 15th November. Things have still been happening e.g. schools have exhibition boards & education packs, but all else is now pencilled in for 2021.

Historian Bill Walker takes us on a... more information

Mayflower Podcast

Listen to Mayflower 400 from Dan Snow's History Hit in Podcasts. https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/dan-snows-history-hit/id1042631089...

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So What Can We Do About Myles?

It has been frustrating, if totally understandable, that the keynote public events relating to the Myles Standish Project cannot take place in the current situation. However the public information and educational side of the Plan have been successfully forwarded. The exhibition concerning three key issues relating to Myles Standish’s life... more information

New Set of Myles Standish Information Boards

Update June 2020

Whilst many of the scheduled events have had to be postponed during the COVID-19 lockdown work is still going on behind the scenes and the below link allows you to have a preview of the new Myles Standish information boards whihc are going to print in June 2020.

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Statement in Support of the Wampanoag Tribe

The following article, from the General Society of Mayflower Descendants in Plymouth, USA highlights the awful plight of the Wampanoag people.

I am writing this statement in the immediate aftermath of the Secretary of Interior’s wrongful decision to disestablish the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s Reservation.

Four hundred years ago, a... more information