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June 2017

Putting Down Roots: A Discussion with Author Kate Dimancescu

June 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Plimoth Plantation, 137 Warren Ave
Plymouth, MA 02360 United States
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"Putting Down Roots: A Discussion of Successful Genealogical Research Spanning Four-Centuries, Starting with the Mayflower" Come enjoy author Katherine Dimancescu’s engaging presentation about her search for early colonial maternal ancestors in southern New England and the unexpected surprises along the way including her Mayflower ancestry. Be sure to bring a notepad! Attendees will benefit from her discussion of genealogical research methods, resources, and experts in England and the United States who helped her add branches to her maternal family tree.…

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Turning Wool Into Silk: An Evening with Dr. Jane Malcolm-Davies

June 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Plimoth Plantation, 137 Warren Ave
Plymouth, MA 02360 United States
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Turning Wool into Silk: Early Modern Technology Under the Postmodern Microscope Plimoth Plantation presents Dr. Jane Malcolm-Davies, a pioneer in historical clothing research. Using more than 100 knitted caps that were shipwrecked, deliberately hidden, or buried in locations across Europe, Dr. Malcolm-Davies has pieced together the mystery behind one of the greatest deceptions of the 16th century. Discover the tricks used to make wool look like silk, therefore masterfully evading laws prohibiting extravagant purchases by the average person. Enjoy coffee…

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Heirloom Plant Sale!

June 3 @ 10:00 am - June 4 @ 3:30 pm
Plimoth Plantation, 137 Warren Ave
Plymouth, MA 02360 United States
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Stop by Plimoth’s annual plant sale and purchase a wide variety of heirloom herbs, vegetables, annual and perennial flowers, and native plants. All plants have been grown in the Horticulture Center!

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