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Children’s Teddy Bear Tea

Mayflower Society Gardens 18 Winslow Street, PLYMOUTH, MA

Children ages 10 and younger will stuff their own teddy bear and dress it in a t-shirt they decorate. Games, refreshments, songs and fun About this event The Mayflower Society, will be hosting its first children’s “Teddy Bear Picnic and Tea” on Sunday, June 26th from 1 pm to 3 pm. Children ages 10 and ... Read more

Lecture: “Beefing Up an Ancestor’s Timeline”


Hosted by: Jeanette Sheliga So often there are unanswered questions and brick walls surrounding a person on your family tree. This presentation focuses on techniques and good practices on how to obtain and organize all of the information that you can locate on a person and, hopefully, help to answer your questions and break through ... Read more

Lecture: “Disease and Epidemics in Colonial New England”


Hosted by: Shellie Karol-Chik Since the earliest European settlements in New England, diseases and epidemics were a regular part of colonial life. Join Shellie Karol-Chik as she explores the types of diseases affecting colonists, the timeline of New England’s early epidemics, and how colonists viewed and reacted to this unwelcome part of their lives. The ... Read more

Lecture: “The Mayflower and its Crew: A Nautical and Societal History”


Hosted by: Geoffrey Gamble A rollicking travel in time to the 17th century, including a biography of the Mayflower as a ship, and a societal history of some of its crew and passengers with a hint of forbidden religion. Geoffrey Gamble is the Governor of the Mayflower Society of Delaware, a retired lawyer and diplomat, who ... Read more

Lecture: “The Winslow Family and Plymouth Colony”


Hosted by: Rebecca Fraser and Michelle Marchetti Coughlin Rebecca Fraser, author of The Mayflower: The Families, the Voyage, and the Founding of America, and Michelle Marchetti Coughlin, author of Penelope Winslow, Plymouth Colony First Lady: Re-Imagining a Life, will discuss their books and explore the history of Plymouth Colony through the story of the Winslow ... Read more