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Pilgrim Legacy Resources

Want to Learn More?

Here is a partial list of resources for more information and learning.



Duxbury Resources:

Duxbury Rural & Historical Society & Drew Archival Library (research): www.duxhisttxnfix.mystagingwebsite.com

Duxbury 2020: www.duxbury2020.org

Alden Kindred & Historic Site: http://alden.org/

Myles Standish Monument: https://www.mass.gov/locations/myles-standish-monument-state-reservation


Other Regional Organizations & Museums:

Many of these links have resource pages of their own; we encourage you to take a look! 

Back Roads of the South Shore (a consortium of 20+ historic sites): https://brss.org/

Plimoth Plantation: https://www.plimoth.org/

Pilgrim Hall Museum: https://www.pilgrimhall.org/

Plymouth 400, 2020 Commemorations: https://www.plymouth400inc.org/

Mayflower Heritage & History by New England Historic Genealogical Society: https://mayflower.americanancestors.org/

The Mayflower Society (geneaology): https://www.themayflowersociety.org/ dfdf

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe: https://mashpeewampanoagtribe-nsn.gov/

Massachusetts Historical Society: https://www.masshist.org/

Museum of African American History – Boston and Nantucket: https://www.maah.org/

Royall House & Slave Quarters, Medford, MA: https://royallhouse.org/

Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head: https://wampanoagtribe-nsn.gov/





*This list is provided for your information only; the DRHS does not guarantee the information or reliability of any of the information or viewpoints expressed by any author listed.



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Digging Duxbury

The quest for archaeological evidence of Duxbury’s Pilgrim past began with an 1833 dig, one of the earliest in U.S. history.

Coming to a Pilgrim Town

Coming to a Pilgrim Town

Duxbury’s Pilgrim history, combined with the town’s natural beauty, initiated a tourist boom.

Collecting in a Pilgrim Town

Collecting in a Pilgrim Town

The tourism boom brought another enterprise, the creation and sale of Pilgrim-themed souvenirs.

Lasting Legacy

Duxbury's Lasting Legacy

Duxbury never forgot its Pilgrim origins. How could it? The names continue to generate interest today.