GSMD News

Student Interns in Plymouth

1754 diningroom - squareDuring the summer of 2015, GSMD hosted two undergraduate student interns to assist the Plymouth staff across many departments while they learned about our Society and the day-to-day aspects of working for a non-profit. Philip "PJ" Pane, a rising Junior at Gettysburg College, and Michael Jordan, a rising Senior at Framingham State University, worked in the Mayflower Society House with Head Docent Judy MacDonald. Read Michael's reflection on his internship and what it was like to lead his first tour of the Mayflower Society House.

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NEW GSMD Junior Facebook Group

Our GSMD Junior Committee has a new Facebook group! Join the group to keep up with all things related to Junior memberships - activities, scholarships, membership questions, and more.

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What do we really know about Elder William Brewster?

House in Spring 2014 
On Sunday, April 12, local author Barbara Lambert Merrick presented "What do we really know about Elder William Brewster?" at the Mayflower Society House. Merrick presented facts uncovered during research for her newly published book: The Descendants of Elder William Brewster, Part 1, Generations 1 through 4, volume 24 of the 'GSMD Silver Books' series. Editor Scott Andrew Bartley also gave a few remarks. See video of the presentation here: https://youtu.be/7dMaxunrioQ

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Much Awaited Elder William Brewster Silver Book is Released

Brewster books 1 - webMUCH AWAITED ELDER WILLIAM BREWSTER GENEALOGY VOLUME IS RELEASED BY GENERAL SOCIETY OF MAYFLOWER DESCENDANTS' 'GSMD SILVER BOOKS' SERIES

A leader in Pilgrim genealogy research, The Mayflower Society has published its latest genealogy resource book, volume 24 of the 'GSMD Silver Books' series, The Descendants of Elder William Brewster, Part 1, Generations 1 through 4, written by Barbara Lambert Merrick and edited by Scott Andrew Bartley.

Click here to purchase the book!

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The Mayflower Quarterly

The Mayflower Quarterly, our venerable publication, is getting ready to change. 

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40th General Congress was a huge success

banquet 2 edit2Last month, GSMD hosted the 40th Triennial Congress at the Society's national headquarters in Plymouth, MA. The conference stretched from September 5 through September 10, 2014 and it was a huge success. Almost 500 Society members and guests from all over the United States & Canada travelled to Plymouth to vote on changes to the bylaws, elect new officers, and most importantly – celebrate our Mayflower ancestors!

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2014 GSMD Scholarship Winners

The Scholarship Committee is delighted to announce the 2014 GSMD Scholarship winners. The three recipients have demonstrated commendable success in the classroom and extracurricular activities. Additionally, they each showed a true commitment to bettering themselves, much like our Mayflower ancestors did when they travelled to a new, uncharted world. 

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