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Month: October 2020

A Story of Many Plymouths, pt. 1: 400 years since the arrival of the Mayflower

A Story of Many Plymouths, pt. 1: 400 years since the arrival of the Mayflower

Have you ever wondered how the City of Plymouth received its name? One of the best sources for learning about the many place names throughout our state is Warren Upham’s Minnesota Place Names: A Geographical Encylopedia, originally published in 1920. Upham’s text notes Plymouth, MN is only one of many Plymouths within the United States. This fact was explored in a 2014 Boston Globe article, which notes 30 locales around the country share the name. (Fun fact: our Plymouth is…

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45-Year Celebration

45-Year Celebration

The Plymouth Historical Society will be celebrating its 45-year anniversary this October! As an organization dedicated to preserving the history of Plymouth, it has been an honor to learn and celebrate the histories of our city through the years. Though we wish we could host an in-person event to celebrate, we hope you will join us for our upcoming interactive Virtual Open House Wednesday, October 21, 4-5pm. Sign up details can be found on our upcoming events page, also linked…

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