Chorley Heritage Group Newsletter March 2022

Please find attached the latest newsletter for the Chorley Heritage Support Group.


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Letter from CHCG Committee re Heritage Centre

Attached is a letter from the CHCG, going out to membership and nominated individuals and organisations in order to estimate and raise support for the idea of a town centre heritage centre. Any comments would be greatly appreciated. A text version is as follows: -

10th March 2022.
Re: The Urgent Need for A Heritage Centre in...
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Chorley Heritage Group Newsletter November 2021

Please find attached the latest newsletter for the Chorley Heritage Support Group.


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Myles Standish Project

Now available on our website are a selection of pdfs of the useful digitized outputs of the Project including Key Stage 2 & 3 education tools. These can be found on the website article tab above.


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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...
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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...
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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...
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