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Mayflower Society House and Library, Plymouth

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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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  • A "MUST"" FOR EVERY AMERICAN, especially during this election year--at a time when "American values" are touted by one and all -yet so many Americans have grown up without any sound grounding in the "...  more »
  • I ended up going on the tour of the house rather tahn at the Library which I had intended. The tour is Free to Mayflower Society members and reasonable for others. It was a biyt an hour and quite info...  more »
  • We stumbled upon here on our visit to Plymouth. What a gem of a place! We took a guided tour and as there were only four on the tour, it felt like a privileged look into old Plymouth. Our guide was ve...  more »
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  • Wonderful tour guide and beautiful house.