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Pilgrim 400 — Immingham Celebrates the Quadricentennial of the Scrooby Separatist Escape to Holland

Pilgrim 400 — Immingham Celebrates the Quadricentennial of the Scrooby Separatist Escape to Holland“Pilgrim 400” celebrates “one of Immingham’s proudest moments in1608 as members of a separatist congregation, refusing to comply with religious discrimination in their native England, boarded a Dutch ship moored in a quiet haven near the hamlet of Immingham and sailed for a new life in the Netherlands” writes Shona McIsaac, member of the British Parliament representing that Lincolnshire, England town.

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Edith Bates Thomas is Distinguished Mayflower Scholar

The 2006 recipient of SMDPA's "Katharine F. Little Award for Distinguished Mayflower Scholarship" is Edith Bates Thomas, Co-Director of the Five Generation Project (Director since 1987) and Member-at-Large of the General Society for six terms.

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Susquehanna Colony Celebrates Its First Fifteen Years

The Susquehanna Colony was the brain-child of two York  County residents, Catherine "Kay" Briddell and Raymond "Ray" R. Bloom, who sought a way of providing Mayflower Society activities in the Central Pennsylvania area for those who found the meetings of the Society of Mayflower Descendants of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (SMDPA) in the Philadelphia area, and the Western Colony in the greater Pittsburgh area, beyond convenient reach.

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