Pilgrims

TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 10/9/23 – NATIVE AMERICANS DAY!

Guess who was standing on the beach in 1492 getting “discovered” by Christopher Columbus? Guess who taught the Pilgrims how to survive New England Winters? Yes, those we celebrate on this NATIONAL NATIVE AMERICANS DAY! The people usually left out of Columbus Day celebrations called the Americas “The World,” not the New World, and didn’t exactly

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 9/16/23 – MAYFLOWER DAY!

On September 16, 1620, a ship set sail from Plymouth, England. On board were 102 men, women and children, pilgrims to an unknown New World, mostly English Separatists and Puritans, which makes today NATIONAL MAYFLOWER DAY! We can thank the Mayflower for America’s Puritan streak, best described by H.L. Menken as “the haunting fear that

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