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“America We Love” Souvenir Card

Image of saltbox house with patriotic label at bottom. Souvenir card from the America We Love series, circa 1950
Ink on paper
Gift of the Duxbury Free Public Library, DAL.SMS.090.022

This collectible souvenir card from the “America We Love” series erroneously depicts a salt box style house and entitles it “Miles Standish House, Duxbury, MA.”

Digging Duxbury

The quest for archaeological evidence of the Pilgrim past began with an 1833 dig, one of the earliest in U.S. history.

Coming to a Pilgrim Town

Coming to a Pilgrim Town

Duxbury’s Pilgrim history, combined with the town’s natural beauty, initiated a tourist boom.

Collecting in a Pilgrim Town

Collecting in a Pilgrim Town

The tourism boom brought another enterprise, the creation and sale of Pilgrim-themed souvenirs.

Lasting Legacy

Duxbury's Lasting Legacy

Duxbury never forgot its Pilgrim origins. How could it? The names continue to generate interest today.
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