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June 2021

Our June meeting was online via Zoom. Dr. Matthew Bowdish spoke about “Medicine at Plimouth Plantation."

Dr. Matthew Bowdish

March 2021

The Sequoia and San Francisco Colony's annual joint meeting was held via Zoom. Carolyn Williams, a local family genealogist, gave a presentation on “Preserving Family Photos, Documents and Stories”. Like many of us, Carolyn inherited an old trunkful of family photos and documents. With her encouragement, we learned archival organizational tips and procedures for preserving photos and documents for the next generation.

Carolyn Williams

November 2020

Due to the pandemic, our November 7th Compact day meeting was online via Zoom. The topic was "Embracing our Heritage: When did you first learn of your Mayflower ancestry, and what has that heritage meant to you?" Members shared their stories.

November 2020

July 2020

Our summer picnic was at the Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park. We wore face masks when not eating to observe COVID-19 rules. Sharon Winslow Erickson is now the new Sequoia Colony governor.

Sharon

Float Pilgrims

“The Voyage of Hope – 1620” float won the Americana Award at the 2020 Rose
Parade for the “Most outstanding depiction of national treasures and traditions.”