£500,000 grant to attract more American tourists to Lincolnshire

Half a million pounds is going to be invested into attracting more visitors from America to Lincolnshire.

The Connections Project aims to get more tourists exploring areas outside of London.

In Lincolnshire it will focus on the county's links to the States, from the early colonists to World War 2.

2020 is the 400th anniversary of the voyage of the Mayflower, which carried pilgrims from Boston to the New World.

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