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Mayflower History

Mayflower history is a vast topic that has been covered by many books over the centuries. Recently Nathaniel Philbrick has written a best selling book called, Mayflower a story of courage, community, and war. I enjoyed reading it. At this time there are a number of websites with excellent histories, and active programs at the following links.

 

Websites

The Pilgrims and Plymouth Colony

"A study guide prepared by Duane A Cline for use by teachers, students, and anyone interested in learning more about the Pilgrims and their Pokanoket friends of the Wampanoag Nation."

Mayflower Families

Searchable data bases for genealogical research, and a Newsletter called the Colonial Gazette.

Mayflower steps

This is a United Kingdom site all about the Mayflower with its history from the other side of the pond.

Mayflower History

This is Caleb Johnson's website that " MayflowerHistory.com is the Internet's most complete and accurate web site dealing with the Mayflower, the Pilgrims, and early Plymouth Colony" Caleb is an author and has written a number of Mayflower books.

Plymouth Plantation

"Plimoth Plantation, a bicultural museum, offers powerful personal encounters with history built on thorough research about the Wampanoag People and the Colonial English community in the 1600s. Our exhibits, programs, live interpreters, and historic settings encourage a new level of understanding about present-day issues affecting communities around the world." They also take care of the ship Mayflower II

Pilgrim Hall Museum

"PILGRIM HALL, built in 1824, is a gallery museum in the center of historic Plymouth, Massachusetts.  The nation’s oldest continuously–operating public museum, Pilgrim Hall houses an unmatched collection of Pilgrim possessions. "

Plymouth Rock Foundation

The Plymouth Rock Foundation seeks to preserve, prese, propagate and understand the significance of the Pilgrim story and its legacy throughout America’s rich Christian heritage.

Cyndi's list of The Mayflower, Pilgrims & Plymouth Colony

Cyndi's is a links page directory that covers everything

 

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Video Links

Plymouth Colony

At the time of this update there are 122 Plymouth Colony videos linked to this Google site

Mayflower

At the time of this update there are 29 Mayflower Voyage videos linked to this Google site

 

Download books on California Mayflower Descendents, The Mayflower Voyage, and Plymouth Colony

Register of the Society of Mayflower descendants in the state of California

(1916) by Herbert Folger Historian

This is a history of the beginning of the California Mayflower Society and their members dating back to the California Gold Rush.

The Founding of a Nation (1915)  By Frank Moody Gregg  Google

    

The General society of Mayflower descendants (1901)  

By The General Society of Mayflower Descendants Google

 

The romantic story of the Mayflower Pilgrims : and its place in the life of to-day (1918)Google

 

                                                                                                                                      

The Story of the Pilgrims, By Morton Dexter (1894) Google  

The Women Who Came in the Mayflower, By Annie Russell Marble (1920) Google            

         

Governor William Bradford's Letter Book,  By William Bradford (1906)  Google  

         

       

Elder William Brewster, of the "Mayflower",  By Justin Winsor (1887)  Google 

          

         

The Signers of the Mayflower Compact and Their Descendants

           

By Henry Whittemore (1899) Google

           

 

The May-flower and her log : July 15, 1620-May 6, 1621

           

 

Plymouth and the Pilgrims, or, Incidents of adventure in the history

of the first settlers 1886 by Joseph Banvard

 

Records of the Colony of New Plymouth, in New England: Laws, 1623-1682

     

 By New Plymouth Colony, Nathaniel Bradstreet       ( 1861)  Google         

     

The Pilgrims in their three homes, By William Elliot Griffis (1899)   Google   

 

     

The Mayflower Descendant By Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants 1900 Vol 2 Google

The Mayflower Descendant By Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants 1922 Vol 24 Google

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   By Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants