Celebrating the 2020 Anniversary Commemoration

in 2021



September 4 and 5, 2021- The Maritime Salute to the 400th Anniversary at Plymouth, Massachusetts. Two days of free history themed festivities at Plymouth Harbor with wooden masted ships including the Mayflower, schooner Harvey Gamage, tall ship Lynx, the Coast Guard cutter Sturgeon, and the NOAA research vessel R/V AUK. Activities for the whole family, food, music, tour the ships, and an outdoor concert 7:30pm Saturday night by the Plymouth Philharmonic orchestra following a lighted boat parade. Artisans include the Wampanoag and other local artists. Sunday will be a community day with family activities.

September 7 -12, 2021 - The General Society of Mayflower Descendants Board of Assistants meeting, Massachusetts. This will include a dedication ceremony for the bronze statue of William Bradford in the garden of the Mayflower House and a Pilgrim's Progress. (The General Society of Mayflower Descendants Triennial Congress in Plymouth, Massachusetts was cancelled for 2020, and the business portions of the event were held via Zoom for delegates. Most of the other events held during this Congress will be moved to the 2021 General Board of Assistants Meeting which will be held to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the First Thanksgiving. The insignia shop will be open at the 1620 Hotel 8am - 5pm on Sept. 9. The Pilgrim's Progress will be Sept. 11 at 1pm from the Mayflower House, to a wreath laying at Cole's Hill to the National Pilgrim Meeting House.

October 11, 2021- Virtual Wampanoag Ancestors Walk. https://www.plymouth400inc.org/event/wampanoag-ancestors-walk/

November 20, 2021 - The Plymouth, Massachusetts annual Thanksgiving Parade, and the theme will be "400th Anniversary of Thanksgiving with the Wampanoag".

EXTRA

May 29 - June 10, 2022 Mayflower Heritage Tour to Amsterdam, Leiden, Delfshaven, Harwich, Boston, Retford, Scrooby, Babworth, Gainsborough, Stratford-upon-Avon, Droitwich Spa, Worcester, Plymouth, Southampton, Dorking and London. Visit the website: https://mayflower400tours.com/package/MMT22/

See these links for more information:

The General Society of Mayflower Descendants: https://www.themayflowersociety.org/

Plymouth 400 website: https://www.plymouth400inc.org/

United Kingdom Mayflower 400 Events: https://www.mayflower400uk.org/events/