Welcome, Mayflower Society!

All set up at Hotel 1620 for the 41st Congress of the Mayflower Society!

A warm welcome to all those visiting Plymouth, Massachusetts this weekend for the General Society of Mayflower Descendants‘ 41st Mayflower Congress! We look forward to seeing many of you at our sites, including the 17th Century English Village, Wampanoag Homesite, Plimoth Grist Mill and our waterfront exhibit – “Should I Stay Or Should I Go?”. Plus, … [Read more…]

A Guest Post: Stem Assembly

Picking up the completed lower - 1700 lbs!

If you follow our blog, you likely are aware that Mayflower II, Plimoth Plantation’s full-scale reproduction of the ship that brought the Pilgrims to Patuxet (present-day Plymouth, Massachusetts) in 1620, is in the midst of an exciting multi-year restoration process at Mystic Seaport. What you may not know is that our team is working alongside Mystic Seaport’s shipwrights … [Read more…]