Celebrations marking the arrival of the Pilgrims on the Mayflower go without ceremony

Like nearly every holiday or commemorative event in 2020, celebrations for the 400th anniversary of the historic Mayflower voyage were canceled or postponed this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.  The nation this month was set to mark the anniversary of arguably one of the most important dates in American history, the day the first … Read more Celebrations marking the arrival of the Pilgrims on the Mayflower go without ceremony

Autonomous ‘Mayflower’ will start trial missions as it readies for the more than 3,000 mile journey

The Mayflower is one-step closer to sailing from England to Plymouth – but this time it will be without a crew. Powered artificial intelligence, the autonomous ship is set to start trials in England and will be unveiled on September 16 in honor of the 400th anniversary the original vessel made its journey in 1620. … Read more Autonomous ‘Mayflower’ will start trial missions as it readies for the more than 3,000 mile journey

Mayflower II sails into Plymouth, Massachusetts after restoration

A replica of the original Mayflower ship that brought the Pilgrims to America 400 years ago this year has returning home following extensive renovations. The Mayflower II completed the final leg of its journey on Monday when it sailed into Plymouth, Massachusetts and docked at the Pilgrim Memorial State Park in front of waiting crowds.   … Read more Mayflower II sails into Plymouth, Massachusetts after restoration