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In supporting the theme of Saturday, May 19th's pirate invasion, GSMD is pleased to host Captain Joe Pereira for a unique lecture on Friday evening!
Captain Pereira will present “Navigation in the Golden Age of Piracy”, on Friday, May 18th 2018 at 7 pm in the Solarium at the historic Mayflower Society House. The lecture is free and open to the public.
In 1620, a group of 104 passengers arrived in New England aboard the Mayflower. After a harsh winter, only 52 of the original Pilgrims survived and founded Plymouth Colony. Through a cooperative project with Family Tree DNA (FTDNA) and the General Society of Mayflower Descendants (GSMD), an effort is now underway to match genetic descendants back to these Mayflower families.