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Landing of the Pilgrims
Date Issued: 1920-12-21
Postage Value: 2 cents

Commemorative issue
Pilgrim Tercentenary
Landing of the Pilgrims

There was no storybook landing of the Pilgrims who had spent 65 days in their journey from Plymouth, England, to their new home in Massachusetts. The first problem was that the Pilgrims could not reach the land for which they had originally contracted. Following came the development of the Mayflower Compact. And, then, came the historic landing on December 21, 1620, at Plymouth (Massachusetts) harbor.

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