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Plans for Plymouth’s 400th Show How Times Have Changed

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Plymouth 400
Commemoration

By Robert Knox GLOBE CORRESPONDENT  FEBRUARY 24, 2017
Three hundred years after the Pilgrims established the first colony in New England, Plymouth celebrated its tercentenary with a waterfront Pilgrim Pageant that recreated the founding events for audiences of thousands, including the president of the United States.
As the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrims’ arrival approaches, the town is envisioning a much different festive model, built around a series of signature events. Some will take place indoors, and some will have multiple venues connected electronically and with bases in Provincetown and the United Kingdom. Taken together, they express a commemoration of the Pilgrims’ 1620 arrival in Plymouth, rather than the tercentenary’s celebration of the colony’s founders as civic and spiritual models.
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