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This President's Day, we're taking a look at which U.S. Presidents can also trace their roots to Mayflower passengers. Which ones are on your family tree?

john billington 3e6638db 8143 4cf9 a7ac e70b481892d resize 750For anyone familiar with early American history, the name “John Billington” may conjure up a negative connotation; the Mayflower passenger is largely remembered as being the first colonist to be tried and executed for murder.

But was Billington sentenced unfairly?

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Love is in the air at the Alden House – with a tea and talk on early New England courtship traditions and tea etiquette, taking place this Valentine's Day in Duxbury! 

Read on to learn more about the real life love story of Mayflower passengers John Alden and Priscilla Mullins... 

The King’s Chapel Burying Ground in Boston is the final resting place of the Mayflower passenger who, legend has it, was the first woman to step ashore at Plymouth Rock.220px Mary Chilton Winslow on Plymouth Rock MA from Mayflower

GSMD is excited to welcome David A. Furlow, editor of the Pilgrim Isaac Allerton Society Journal, as our special guest blogger for this week's Family Society Friday... which features the Pilgrim Isaac Allerton Society!

The Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants selects Three Visitors to Early Plymouth (with foreword by James W. Baker) for a Book Discussion at the Mayflower Society House.

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