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The upcoming commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the landing of the Mayflower in the New World in 1620 may not be kicking off until 2020, officially, but some events are already underway. This week in Boston, both the Pilgrims and the Native Americans who met them in Plymouth received special artistic tributes: a replica ship and an installation honoring the Wampanoag Nation.

Happy Family Society Friday! We are excited to reintroduce this feature to our blog, and to welcome our newest Family Society to the GSMD fold: the Governor William Bradford Compact (GWBC).

The next meeting of the Mass Mayflower Book Club will take place on Wednesday, April 10th at 10 a.m. at Pilgrim Hall Museum in Plymouth, MA (not at the Mayflower Society House!). 

Representatives of four nations gathered at the headquarters of American Ancestors (the New England Historic Genealogical Society) in Boston last week to announce plans for the 400th commemoration of the Mayflower voyage. GSMD joined with organizations from the Wampanoag Nation, United Kingdom, and the Netherlands to share the events that will be taking place on both sides of the Atlantic in 2020.

Calling all Mayflower descendants! For the first four Friday evenings in August…(August 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd), please join us in participating in Pilgrim Progress, a unique cultural tradition in Plymouth, MA.

High-resolution photographs of the stained-glass Robinson windows have replaced the real ones until after exterior restoration of the Meetinghouse stone facade is complete. 

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