Annual Pilgrim Academic Research Award
The Pilgrim Academic Research Award is presented at the Governor General’s 1620 Club Banquet each September.
The General Society of Mayflower Descendants and the Pilgrim Academic Research Committee is pleased to announce the seventh annual Pilgrim Academic Research Award recipient, Richard Pickering.
Richard Pickering is the Deputy Executive Director of Plimoth Patuxet Museums, the living history museum of 17th century Plymouth Colony and the Wampanoag Homeland. He oversees the Plimoth Patuxet Museum’s ongoing research as well as educational and theatrical programs. Richard is a historical interpreter who brings history to life allowing us to experience 17th century life.
Governor General Jane Groves Riddell Hurt presented the General Society of Mayflower Descendants Pilgrim Academic Research Award for 2022 to Richard Pickering during the September 11, 2022, Governor General’s 1620 Club Banquet.
Recipients of the Pilgrim Academic Research Award
2022: Richard H. Pickering
2021: Judith H. Swan
2019: Caleb H. Johnson
2018: Susan E. Roser
2017: Dr. Jeremy Dupertuis Bangs
2016: Dr. David Landon & Dr. Christa Beranek
2015: James W. Baker