Restored Mayflower replica nearing its berth in Plymouth


August 9, 2020

PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — A restored replica of the original Mayflower ship that brought the Pilgrims to America 400 years ago this year is nearing its home in Plymouth following extensive renovations.

The Mayflower II set off from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy in Bourne on Monday where it docked over the weekend, on its way to its berth at Pilgrim Memorial State Park in Plymouth.

The 64-year-old historic reproduction has spent the last three years in Mystic, Connecticut, getting $11.2 million in renovations.

The vessel, which was a gift from England in 1957, began the slow journey ho...

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