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Meeting the Pilgrim Fathers

Written by Drever on 20 Nov, 2004

"... Being thus arrived in a good harbour, and brought safe to land, they fell upon their knees and blessed the God of heaven who had brought them over the vast and furious ocean, again to set their feet on the firm and stable earth..."…Read More

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Old Town Cemetery, Sandwich

Written by Peregrine on 05 Sep, 2000

While we dug around Plymouth for my father’s relatives, we had to slip down the coast to Sandwich, to find my mother’s. Sandwich was one of the early settlements and it has the picture postcard beauty of small town New England. There is…Read More

The Puritans

Written by Wildcat Dianne on 07 Jan, 2003

The Puritans or Pilgrims were a religious group persecuted for their beliefs by England's King James I in the early 17th century. The Puritans dressed plainly and simply; women weren't to show their cleavage or ankles. By the 1610s, persecution of the Puritans…Read More

Bosom Buddies

Written by claireoatway on 16 Jan, 2006

The female form distracts nearly half the population, and it's no wonder. I've seen art all over the world but have never known a city celebrate its curves as much. Beryl Cook is renowned for her fat, frisky ladies. Tipsy nights are celebrated with joyful…Read More

Rum and Raisin Needed

Written by claireoatway on 16 Jan, 2006

It's a cold, drizzly day, wind whipping round your ankles and stinging your face, so the last thing you want to do is go for a walk. The thing about a Plymouth winter is that it's rarely that cold. It's rarely that sunny in the…Read More

A "Real Thanksgiving" Vacation

Written by we_travel on 28 Sep, 2009

We took our kids to Plymouth, MA, last year to experience the real history of the Thanksgiving Pilgrims. It was a great experience for all of us, and I recommend it as a true Thanksgiving destination. The Mayflower is replicated in the sea-worthy…Read More

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