Joy of Learning: Mayflower 400: the Wampanoag & English Perspectives

October 7, 14, 21 and 28, 7-8 PM.

A 4-part series of talks pertaining to the 400th anniversary of the landing of the Mayflower, organized by the Falmouth Genealogical Society.  

Part 1, tonight: A Wampanoag Perspective in 400 Years of History by Linda Coombs.  Ms. Coombs is program director of the Aquinnah Cultural Center, as well as an author and historian from the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah).

Part 2, October 14:  Influences on Native Perspectives - Myths, Legends & Realities by Ron Petersen.  Ron Petersen is chair of the Orleans Historical Commission and is working with Cape Cod 2020 on a symposium that will recognize the Cape Cod role in the Plymouth 400 Commemoration. He also writes a monthly column in the Cape Codder on local historical topics. 

Part 3, October 21:  Connections to Early Falmouth Families by Phyllis Day and  David Young.  Ms. Day is a board member of the Falmouth Genealogical Society and a delegate to the New England Regional Genealogical Consortium.  Mr. Young is a Falmouth Quaker and retired computer specialist who has delved deeply into the history of Quaker families in Falmouth. 

Part 4, October 28:  Proving a Mayflower Connection by Ralph Wadleigh.  Mr. Wadleigh is the current secretary and former president of the Falmouth Genealogical Society, as well as a descendant of Mayflower passenger, John Alden. 

This event is free and sponsored by the Friends of the Falmouth Public Library.  It is appropriate for adults and teens.  It is a Zoom event and registration is required by 5 PM the day of the class.  To receive a Zoom invitation to all four lectures, click on the "Register" button below.  An invitation will be emailed each week. 

Date:
Wednesday Oct 7, 2020
Time:
7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM
Contact:
Reference Dept.    508-457-2555 x 7    info@falmouthpubliclibrary.org
Location:
Online via Zoom

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