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Mayflower Society House and Library, Plymouth

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Historic Site
The Mayflower House Museum is an 18th-century period historic house museum in Plymouth, Massachusetts operated by The Mayflower Society, also known as the General Society of Mayflower Descendants. The Society purchased the Edward Winslow House in 1941.The mansion home was originally built in 1754 by Edward Winslow, a loyalist who escaped to Halifax, Nova Scotia. He died shortly after and was buried in the Old Burying Ground (Halifax, Nova Scotia). (His son Edward Winslow made a significant contribution to the establishment of the loyalist colony of New Brunswick.) Winslow was the great-grandson of Edward Winslow, third Governor of Plymouth Colony. The mansion contains 18th century period decorations and furnishings.The offices and library of the Society are located behind the mansion.
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TripAdvisor
  • We visited this house on opening week. We are working on memebership the the Mayflower Society so it seemed a logical stop. The house is beautiful inside and out and the tour was well worth the few do...  more »
  • This house belonged to a cousin a long, long time ago. The Winslows. They were the original owners so we wanted to see it. Though a lot of it was remodeled in the 1800s and 1900s there is still some o...  more »
  • Every room is authentic to detail and the guides tell you about the house in great detail. It really shows how people lived in an other time.  more »
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  • Wonderful tour guide and beautiful house.