Links related to Massachusetts presented mostly in random order:
400th anniversary in 2020
plymouth400inc.org – @Plymouth_400
mayflower400uk.org – @mayflower400uk
Plans for the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower have been announced. Here’s what’s happening.
Pilgrim-mage – Boston Herald
Lowell National Historical Park located in Lowell, Massachusetts interprets the American Industrial Revolution and shares the stories of all those who’ve worked in the textile industry and lived in this great city.
Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum
The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum, 21 Edwards Street
Sunday: 11–5, Tuesday–Saturday: 10–5, Monday: Closed
Wôpanâak Language Reclamation Project
Here are some words used in our every day American language that are derived from Wôpanâak:
Pumpkin: Pôhpukun (ponh-pu-kun) = ‘grows forth round’
Moccasin: Mahkus (mah-kus) = ‘Covers the whole foot’
Skunk: Sukôk (su-konk) = ‘Ejects body fluid’
Moose: M8s (moos) = ‘moose’
Powwow: Pawâw (pa-waaw) = ‘s/he is healing/heals (someone)’
The Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM) is a part of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA). CZM’s mission is to balance the impacts of human activity with the protection of coastal and marine resources. As a networked program, CZM works with other state agencies, federal agencies, local governments, academic institutions, nonprofit groups, and the general public to promote sound management of the Massachusetts coast. CZM is funded primarily through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
CZM posts its photos to www.flickr.com/photos/MassCZM/.
The chocolate chip cookie was invented in 1930 at the Toll House Restaurant in Whitman, Massachusetts. In 1997 it was designated the official cookie of the commonwealth.
Mohawk Trail Woodlands Partnership
“The Mohawk Trail Woodlands Partnership works to increase natural resource-based economic development, support forest conservation on private land and use of sustainable forestry practices, and improve the fiscal sustainability of towns and cities." https://t.co/EVojxKcPx4
— Mark Ruffalo (@MarkRuffalo) February 22, 2020
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