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Programs & Events

Celebrating and Teaching the Pilgrim Story

ANCHORED: The Pilgrim Story

October 1st & 2nd
Plymouth Memorial Hall

Autumn 2021 New England Tour Celebrating the 400th Anniversary of the Pilgrims

Come and experience ANCHORED: The Pilgrim Story, a dramatic portrayal of the Pilgrim’s journey from persecution to freedom leading to the First Thanksgiving. This true story of unfathomable faith and courage lies at the heart of the covenantal history of our nation. Original choreography by Ballet Magnificat! Presented by FirstLoveWorks.

First Love Works

American Pilgrimage 400

October 1-6, 2021

Friday, Oct. 1

  • 7pm: ANCHORED: The Pilgrim Story, Ballet Magnificat (Memorial Hall)

Saturday, Oct. 2

  • 8:00 am – 3pm: Tentative – Bus Tour of Cape Cod
  • 9:00 am/ 11:30 am/ 1:30 pm: Historic Walking Tours of Plymouth (The Jenney)
  • 9:00 am – 4:00 pm 17th Century Encampment of Re-enactors at Brewster Gardens
  • 4:00 pm: ANCHORED: The Pilgrim Story, Ballet Magnificat (Memorial Hall)

Sunday, Oct. 3

  • 9:00 am – 4:00 pm 17th Century Encampment of Re-enactors at Brewster Gardens
  • 10:15am – 11:30am: A Re-enactment of a Pilgrim Church Service in Brewster Gardens // free event
  • 4pm – 6pm: Honoring the Faith of the Pilgrims at Forefathers Monument // free event (Forefathers Monument) Details to come
  • 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm – TBD

Monday, Oct. 4

Seminars, Workshops, and Presentations hosted/ticketed by The Jenney

  • 18:30 am – 4:00 pm: Details to be announced soon.  
  • 7pm – 8:30 pm: Why The Pilgrims Came, Dramatic Musical featuring the Envoys, hosted by Leyden Preservation Group (Memorial Hall)

Tuesday, Oct. 5

Seminars, Workshops, and Presentations hosted/ticketed by The Jenney

  • 9am – 4:00pm: Details to be announced soon.  
  • 4:30pm – 6:00pm: The Landing of the Pilgrims on the Plymouth Waterfront, hosted by Leyden Preservation Group // free event 

Wednesday, Oct. 6

  • *9:30am – 11:30am: VIP Tour of Clark’s Island, Plymouth Harbor // high tide 11:53am Invitation only

*Schedule subject to change, more info to come

Ticketing and information coming soon at  www.plymrock.org

The Pilgrim Progress


August 6, 13, 20, 27

A reenactment of the Pilgrims procession to church, after the first hard winter in colonial Plymouth America.

The Pilgrim Progress was instituted by the Town of Plymouth in 1921 in honor of its Pilgrim founders. The march takes place the first four Fridays in August and also is an integral part of the Town’s celebration of Thanksgiving Day.

The line of march proceeds past Plymouth Rock and up Leyden Street, where a short Pilgrim worship service is observed on the site of the original fort/meetinghouse.

Book A Speaking Engagement

Leo Martin, historian, author, and storyteller, is the Director of Education at The Jenney. He has been giving educational tours in Plymouth since 2001. He is best known for his knowledge about the Pilgrims and other facts about the founding of our country. His love of God and country and his passion for history are what give him the ability to engage listeners and bring history to life.

Leo has been called “the last God-fearing guide in historic Plymouth, MA.” While so many others are taking God out of the history books, Leo maintains that the Pilgrims and Founding Fathers established “one nation under God,” founded on Judeo-Christian values. He is a champion of our nation’s founding principles displayed in the National Monument to the Forefathers in Plymouth. His book, “Pilgrim Pursuit of Happiness” talks about the five liberties the Pilgrims were searching for when they left the Church of England and came to the New World and is the subject of one of the exhibits at The Jenney.

Leo and his wife, Nancy, co-founders of The Jenney, travel across the country teaching stories about the Pilgrims on topics of family, faith, economics, education, and more. They have been working together in Plymouth since 2001 preserving the Christian heritage of our country. Married for over forty years; they have three grown children and four grandchildren.

To schedule a speaking engagement or for more information call Nancy Martin at 508-747-4544 or email info@thejenney.org

The Jenney

2021 Operating Season
We are open from April 5th through November 27th. Hours subject to change due to Covid19 restrictions.

48 Summer Street Plymouth, MA 02360
508-747-4544