The morning started with a warm welcome from Rev. Art, who introduced Woullard Lett, the Acting Regional Lead for the New England Region of the Unitarian Universalist Association. Members of the congregation shared a brief history of Meetinghouses to grace this hallowed spot since 1620, and warm, powerful remarks were made by Jan Blanchard - Chair of the Friends of First Parish Meetinghouse. Deborah Rudolph led the transfer between Anne-Marie Harnett, the President of the Parish Committee of First Parish Plymouth and GSMD’s representative, FGG and NPMM Charitable Trust President Lea Sinclair Filson, as seen below.
We look forward to not only restoring and preserving this historic, architectural treasure but creating an inclusive, educational space for all who visit to explore the Pilgrims’ contribution to history in the heart of America’s hometown.