• Join Us

    Anyone who can document his or her lineage from one of the following twenty-nine Mayflower passengers is eligible to apply for membership. Read More
  • Pilgrim Biographies

    Learn about the life and times of our Pilgrim Forefathers. Read More
  • Enter the 17th Century

    Our multi-award winning Web site is designed to be fun as well as an educational road map to this corner of 17th century history. Read More
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  • An excellent educational guide for individuals and classrooms. $6 each or for as little as $4.45 in a 20 pack. Order yours today.

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  • Myth: Pilgrims wore black and white clothing with buckled top hats.

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  • Once a quarter the SMDPA publishes its award-winning newsletter, The Pennsylvania Mayflower newsletter.

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  • Modern history easily confuses the Mayflower Pilgrims with the Puritans who followed later in the 17th Century.

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  • Curious about whether or not you may be descended from a Mayflower passenger? See our List of passengers with the surnames found in the first three generations after landing included.

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  • Die-struck in solid brass with fine detail and vivid colors, our Commemorative Mayflower Coin benefits the SMDPA Educational Program. Order yours today.

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  • Annual Meeting
  • Spring Tea
  • Summer Picnic

Annual Meeting and Luncheon April 18, 2015

Thomas K. Gibson

Doubletree Resort by Hilton
2400 Willow Street Pike
Lancaster, PA
Saturday, April 18, 2015

Speaker: Thomas K. Gibson, interactive presentation,
“Deacon Robert Cushman, and the
More Children Tragedy

Click here for directions.

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Annual Spring Tea

Annual Spring Tea

2015 Spring Tea at the Davis’ home on June 7, 2015 from 1 to 4 PM. SMDPA Social Events Chair, Debbie Markowitz will share additional information in our next newsletter.



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Annual Summer Picnic


2015 August Summer Event (Place, Date and Time TBA)

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Mayflower Scohlarships Apply by May 1, 2015


The SMDPA is proud to announce two scholarship programs this year. Please read through the descriptions of the two scholarships and decide if you or your child qualify for either. Links are provided below for any forms needed to apply. Deadlines are noted below. Applications for both scholarships should be mailed directly to the Society's address found on the forms. Scholarship applications must be received before May 1, 2015. The scholarships are to be used for college related expenses. Awards are granted for a one-year period.

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