How the 400th anniversary of Mayflower sailing will be marked

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The 400th anniversary of the Mayflower sailing is here, and is a special moment of Lincolnshire's history.

The anniversary, on September 16, will be marked by a number of events - starting with a special documentary.

Gainsborough has a special connection to the Mayflower anniversary through the Separatist movements that originated in this region, some of whom later led the journey to America.

Presented by well-known TV historian Dan Snow, the documentary will reflect the story of the Pilgrims; roots and their journeys, the impact on the Native American people who helped them when they first arrived and the wider colonial context of the Mayflower’s voyage.

The special History

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