GSMD Library

GSMD Library Reopening July 2021 

Directly Behind the Mayflower Society House 

The GSMD Genealogy and Research Library is just behind the Mayflower Society House at 4 Winslow Street, Plymouth, MA. Our knowledgeable staff is ready to assist researchers, historians, genealogists, and prospective applicants.  Behind the scenes, our Genealogy Department staff are managing the applications for membership and maintaining the Pilgrim lineages for the General Society of Mayflower Descendants.


The GSMD Library is reopening July 6th, 2021 by appointment for members, Member Society Historians, Applicants (with Member Society Historian's request), and genealogy reseachers.   To make an appointment, please email the library at least one week in advance of your desired appointment date by contacting  Please include "Library Appointment Request" in the subject line.  You will receive an email confirming your appoinment and the name of your assigned Library Host.  All appointments are subject to staff availability. 


Members of the General Society of Mayflower Descendants can use the GSMD Library free of charge. There is a $5.00 research fee for non-members. There is a small additional fee for use of the copy machine. 

Copies of approved lineage papers can be purchased for $10.00. To inquire about approved lineage papers, contact


For questions about the GSMD Library, email or call 508.746.3188. 


The GSMD Library is located off of MA Route 3. From the North, take Exit 6A. From the South, take Exit 6. Going East toward Plymouth Center, turn right onto Court Street. After 0.3 mile, turn left onto North Street. In 0.1 mile, turn slight left onto Winslow Street and left onto the driveway along the side of the Museum to the Library.


The following are links to PDF files that contain titles of the library collection. The first is Genealogies (updated Aug. 2017) and the second is Library Catalog.

GSMD Library Interior copy

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