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Crew members rotated turns sleeping on a hammock such as this one on the original Mayflower.

Crew members rotated turns sleeping on a hammock such as this one on the original Mayflower.

Since the Mayflower II couldn't bring passengers right to the docks, smaller boats were used to transport them ashore. A boat similar to this one brought the Pilgrims to Plymouth in 1620.

Since the Mayflower II couldn't bring passengers right to the docks, smaller boats were used to transport them ashore. A boat similar to this one brought the Pilgrims to Plymouth in 1620.

A window into the past, Plimoth Plantation offers a unique taste of early colonial life in America. Set in 1627, seven years after the first Pilgrims landed on Massachusetts’ shores, the living history museum allows visitors to interact with role players playing the part of English colonists, replete with thick accents and period attire. The accompanying homesite, staffed by current-day Wampanoag, provides a point of view into the life of the native people in the 1600s.

A window into the past, Plimoth Plantation offers a unique taste of early colonial life in America. Set in 1627, seven years after the first Pilgrims landed on Massachusetts’ shores, the living history museum allows visitors to interact with role players playing the part of English colonists, replete with thick accents and period attire. The accompanying homesite, staffed by current-day Wampanoag, provides a point of view into the life of the native people in the 1600s.

The fort on the plantation was built two years after the colonists landed in Plymouth. The upstairs housed several cannons, while the downstairs was a meetinghouse and used as a place for worship.

The fort on the plantation was built two years after the colonists landed in Plymouth. The upstairs housed several cannons, while the downstairs was a meetinghouse and used as a place for worship.

Standard outfit for a yeoman class woman in the 1620s, i.e. a Pilgrim coming to Plymouth.

Standard outfit for a yeoman class woman in the 1620s, i.e. a Pilgrim coming to Plymouth.

Some crew members aboard the Mayflower act as modern day guides, while others dress in Pilgrim clothing and act as characters aboard the ship in 1620.

Some crew members aboard the Mayflower act as modern day guides, while others dress in Pilgrim clothing and act as characters aboard the ship in 1620.

Part of the crew's area on the Mayflower II.

Part of the crew's area on the Mayflower II.

Since the Mayflower was a cargo ship, passengers were cramped into the small cargo area, which was dark and uncomfortable for the long journey.

Since the Mayflower was a cargo ship, passengers were cramped into the small cargo area, which was dark and uncomfortable for the long journey.

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