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Locklear’s Research Pays Off

Military Brats, U.S. Life-Saving Service, Mayflower “I should have been a university professor,” shares Rebecca Locklear. “I thoroughly enjoy research.” Even without the university status, the pandemic 2021 year closes with quite a bit of research complete with Rebecca publishing…
December 30, 2021
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Rebecca in New York Post Mayflower Article

Mayflower enthusiasts! For interesting reads, see these articles by Dr. Peter Wood. 1) "America wasn’t founded on slavery in 1619, but on Pilgrims’ ideals in 1620"   By Peter Wood     New York Post, November 7, 2020 https://nypost.com/2020/11/07/america-wasnt-founded-on-slavery-but-on-pilgrims-ideals/ I am quoted in…
November 28, 2020
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Oregon Article on Mayflower Book!

July 2020 News Blast by Beth Lambright, Governor, Oregon Society of Mayflower Descendants Many of you may have seen the Mayflower Quarterly last month and Oregon Society of Mayflower Descendants member Rebecca Locklear’s…The Mayflower at Cape Cod curriculum  for grades…
August 30, 2020
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Book Review U.S. Life-Saving Service!

Book Review Exploring the U.S. Life-Saving Service 1878-1915 17 Student Workshops with 120 Activities by Rebecca Locklear Reviewed by Debbie Allyn Jett, Editor, The Journal of the U.S. Life-Saving Service Heritage Association, Vol. 21, No. 1 2020 What a unique…
August 23, 2020
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Article on Rebecca and Mayflower

   As head of the Central Oregon Mayflower and Wampanoag Descendants, I had written and submitted an article for The Mayflower Quarterly Magazine about presentations and events we  planned to do this Mayflower 400 year. But with the pandemic, all…
June 12, 2020
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Mayflower at Cape Cod Article on Rebecca

The Mayflower at Cape Cod Review by Catherine Dulzo What happened when the Mayflower anchored off Cape Cod for five weeks in 1620? In what ways can Pilgrim and Native experiences relate to issues today? Author and teacher, Rebecca Locklear,…
May 7, 2020
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U.S. Life-Saving Service Patch

August 30, 2019 Ernie Eldredge (USCG) presents his cousin Rebecca Locklear with their great-grandfather’s U.S. Life-Saving Service patch. Ernest “Skipper” Eldredge was a surfman who helped rescue crew and passengers on stranded or sinking ships in Chatham, MA between 1898…
October 8, 2019