Mayflower History updated

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.




Plymouth 400

This is the people who produced the 300th anniversary, and will be doing the 400th


Colonial Books

Compilation of books for genealogical research, based on Colonial Societies.

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 " 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

The Pilgrims and Plymouth Colony Rootsweb

"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."


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Society of Mayflower descendants. 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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


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

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