The Old Colony Club presents its annual July 4th Celebration. Participants will meet at the Old Colony Club, 25 Court Street in Plymouth at 7:00AM. (Please check prior as this time is determined by the town). There will be a march down North Street to the top of Cole’s Hill, where a reading of the Mayflower Compact and the Declaration of Independence will be held, followed by 3 rounds of cannon fire. The group will then return to the Club by way of Leyden and Court Street.
The 400 Years of Law and Justice in America event will take place on April 25, 2020, at 5:00PM. This event will bring together lawyers, judges, and laypeople to honor Law and Justice in America with historically accurate accounts of the creation and application of our first laws with authoritative keynote speakers.
The year 2020 commemorates the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower voyage and the founding of Plymouth Colony. In April 2020, this year-long commemoration kicks off with the Plymouth 400 Commemoration Opening Ceremony, a cross-cultural spectacle of historical content, visual and performing arts, special guest speakers, and much more! The Plymouth County Bar Association is planning to be an integral part of the commemoration opening ceremony by hosting a Gala event. Members of all the Massachusetts Bar Associations and representatives of each State Bar Association are invited to celebrate the foundation of laws of our country that began with the Mayflower Compact and the Pilgrim-Wampanoag peace treaty.
395 years ago, on November 11, 1620 Mayflower arrived at present-day Provincetown after 66 days at sea. After arriving in the New World, the Pilgrims realized they needed organized rules of law, as not all of the ship’s passengers had come to New England as Separatists; some of the passengers (the “Strangers”) had left England […]Read More