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Saturday, August 23, 2014

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On This Day: December 18, 1620

On This Day: December 18, 1620

Mayflower docks at Plymouth Harbor On December 18, 1620, the British ship Mayflower docked at modern-day Plymouth, Massachusetts, and its passengers prepared to begin their new settlement, Plymouth Colony. The famous Mayflower story began in 1606, when a group of reform-minded Puritans in Nottinghamshire, England, founded their own church, separate from the state-sanctioned Church of England. Accused of treason, they were forced to leave the country and settle in the more tolerant ... Full Story

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