Links of Interest

Here are great links for information on the Mayflower Pilgrims, a.k.a the Pilgrim Fathers:

These are general sites on the Pilgrims that any enthusiast should consider visiting:

Leiden American Pilgrim Museum

The Mayflower Society: General Society of Mayflower Descendants

The Open Door Website – History – Pilgrim Fathers 

The Pilgrim Hall Museum (Plymouth, MA) 

Plymouth Rock Foundation

The Society of Mayflower Descendants in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania – VERY NICE SITE!


The Pilgrims’ Leiden (content by Jeremy Bangs, author of Strangers and Pilgrims: Traveler and Sojourners, 2009). *

Also on Amazon

A link of comprehensive info on major players in the Pilgrim’s journey:

The Pilgrims and Plymouth Colony: 1620, by Duane A. Cline 

It provides:

  • activities for students of different levels, and making it an excellent complement to the novel.
  • introductory paragraphs about the historical and religious context of 16th century England, serving as a good tie-in to One Candle’s Light‘s beginning chapters.

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