The Mayflower II is returning home.
The 64-year-old replica of the original Mayflower ship that brought the pilgrims to America 400 years ago just completed a three year, $11.2 million renovation in Mystic, Conn. The ship began its journey home last month.
Ahead, view the ship as it sails home to Pilgrim Memorial State Park in Plymouth, where it is expected to arrive Monday at around 3 p.m.
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Today is the day! The Mayflower II is heading to Plymouth! According to @officialmayflower, the ship is expected to leave Massachusetts Maritime Academy at 9:00 AM; it should take 60-90 minutes to arrive in Cape Cod Bay. The ship is expected to sail into Plymouth Harbor around 3:00 PM. However, all of these times are approximate depending on weather and other conditions. To track the ship's movement, go to www.MarineTraffic.com and search "Mayflower." Also, stay tuned to our feed as we will be going on Instagram Live at various points throughout the day! 🌸 📸 courtesy @plimothpatuxet . . . . . #mayflower #mayflowerII #shipmayflower #plimothplantation #plimothpatuxet #GSMD #mayflowersociety #plymouthma #plymouthmassachusetts #americashometown #mayflowerhomecoming
— Plymouth Police Dept (@Plymouth_Police) August 10, 2020
— visitMA (@VisitMA) August 10, 2020
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