The Mayflower

On the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower’s momentous voyage, James Evans reflects on the Pilgrim Fathers and the colony they established.

The ‘Pilgrims’ stride onto American soil in 1620 after crossing the Atlantic on the Mayflower, as shown in a 20th-century painting by WJ Aylward (Photo by Getty Images)

On the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower’s momentous voyage to North America, historian and author James Evans reflects on the Pilgrim Fathers and the colony they established, and considers how important it was to the history of America.

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