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Friday, September 27, 2019 1:00 PM2:30 PM
Captain Myles Standish was one of about 102 passengers who crossed the Atlantic aboard the Mayflower nearly 400 years ago. Made famous by Longfellow's The Courtship of Myles Standish, thousands of his descendants can be found around the world. Join genealogist and author Gary Boyd Roberts to learn about the English ancestry and notable descendants of Myles Standish and view papers donated to NEHGS by descendant Wesley Weyman Standish. In partnership with the Society of Myles Standish Descendants and presented by Gary Boyd Roberts and Tim Salls.