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Scene of landing

Scene of landing.jpg The Departure for AmericaThumbnailsOriginal Seal of the Plymouth ColonyThe Departure for AmericaThumbnailsOriginal Seal of the Plymouth Colony

After a tempestuous voyage of sixty-six days, refuge was taken in Cape Cod harbor (Provincetown) on November 21st, 1620.

From here exploring parties set out in the shallop (small boat) to locate a suitable home site and on December 21st a landing was made at Plymouth, the Mayflower following on December 26th. And here a permanent settlement was established.

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Pilgrim GUIDE Book To Plymouth Massachusetts
By William Franklin Atwood
Published 1940
Available from gutenberg.org
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