Given that one of the Pilgrim Fathers who sailed on the Mayflower from Plymouth in the UK to Plymouth, Massachusetts, was born and educated in Worcestershire, it’s hardly surprising that the county is here taking the opportunity to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the historic transatlantic voyage. 
Edward Winslow was born in Droitwich and educated at Worcester’s Kings School. He would go on to serve as governor at Plymouth Colony...

Drawing on 17th century archaeology & costume and featuring a collection of indigenous American and Canadian objects, the exhibition shines a spotlight on stories of colonialism, taking a look at the European occupation of the Alaskan shores and seas in the years which followed the Mayflower’s voyage.

Worcestershire is one of 11 locations in England which is this year working with local, national and international partners to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower.

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