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Spirit of Mayflower Podcast

Mayflower Artist Rachel Carter Spirit of Mayflower artist Rachel Carter crossed the Atlantic on a cargo ship to understand something of the pilgrims’ experience from 400 years ago. She spent time as an artist in residence at Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum before returning to England and creating the Pilgrim Woman statue through a community […]
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How to plant the Three Sisters

The ‘Three Sisters’ method is companion planting at its best, with three plants growing symbiotically to deter weeds and pests, enrich the soil, and support each other.
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Mayflower cookies recipe

  Mayflower A ship that is famous for carrying the pilgrims to America in 1620. But a ship that arrived in the wrong place – they were aiming for Virginia!  And a ship that was not designed to carry people at all – it was a cargo ship, more used to transporting goods like wine […]
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Pilgrim hats recipe

Pilgrim Hats Google ‘pilgrim’ and this is the second image that comes up. Buckles on shoes, belt and, most especially, hats! This cartoon-ish interpretation of 17th century fashion has become almost a logo for the pilgrims. But historians think buckles did not actually come into style until decades later! The pilgrims wore those tall hats, […]
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Commemorative Trees Planted at Babworth

On the 17th of March 2021, two special trees were planted in the grounds of All Saints’ Church, Babworth. One of these was the unmatched variety of apple tree, Pilgrim 400, which has been gifted to various locations associated with Mayflower Pilgrim history, including Leiden, Plymouth, and many locations in our region. These special trees […]
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