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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  • Lovely docent tour for just $5 for AAA members and/or seniors. Otherwise just $7. About 45 minutes to learn the house history of this beautiful home. While there we met 12th generations of the Brewste...  more »
  • We arrived too early to tour the House, but our real purpose was genealogical research. The staff in the Library were able to quickly provide the documentation we were seeking. Thank you.  more »
  • Admission is by tour only and tours are given on the hour with payment by cash only, free for Mayflower Society members. This is now the home of the Mayflower Society but was once a grand private resi...  more »
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