Governor General’s 1620 Club

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Governor General’s 1620 Club

The Governor General’s 1620 Club Membership is a designation given to The Mayflower Society’s donors who give at the level of $1,620 or more per year. These donations are designated for special projects that would not otherwise be supported. 

1620 Club donors receive an exclusive 1620 Club pin, and an invitation for two to the Governor General’s annual tour, followed by the 1620 Club Banquet.  

1620 Club Donations Make a Difference

Past and Future Objectives Funded by 1620 Club Donations:

  • Funding for new researchers for the Silver Books.
  • An ADA-compliant restroom for visitors with disabilities to the Mayflower Society House
  • A new membership database to streamline processing in the Plymouth office.
  • Removal of the historic balustrade on the Mayflower Society House in Plymouth. (Without this timely action, the winter storms of 2018 would have destroyed the roof and significantly damaged our headquarters.)
  • Exterior painting of the Mayflower Society House.
  • 2021: Website replacement
  • 2022: Mayflower Society House repairs
  • 2023: Technology and system improvements

2022 Governor General’s 1620 Club Donations

Donations made to the Governor General’s 1620 Club will be designated to assist with the restoration and repairs of the Mayflower Society House.

Though the necessary restoration and repairs will keep our headquarters closed throughout 2022, this restoration will improve the safety and extend the lifespan of our historic 18th century mansion.

Your donation to the 1620 Club will make these needed improvements possible.

Current Governor General’s 1620 Club Members

as of June 30, 2022

The Governor General’s 1620 Club members have gifted $1,620 or more during the giving period.
The giving period for this year ends September 11, 2022.

Jane Hurt
Susan Abanor
Melvina Annis
Margaret Averett
Brant Bradford
Priscilla Brewster
Ann M. Campbell
Jill Chapman
Martin Conroy
Daniel Crawford
Diane Douglass
Deborah Elfers
Lea Filson
Robert Wilton Foreman
David Fuller, Jr.
George Garmany
Allie Golon
Beverly Goodale
Donna Grogan
Nancy L. Harrison
Bart Henson
Daniel Herres
Elizabeth Hicks
George Hill
Nancy Hopkins Reilly
Jane Indoe
John Jamieson 3rd
Barratt Heywood Jaruzelski
Elizabeth Johnson

David Ross Kelland
Jeremy Kinney
Brantley Carter Knowles
Deborah Lansing
Lorrie A. Link
Catherine Lovell
Mary Helen Mahan
Karen Mcculley
Lisa Pennington
Thomas Pike
Ray Raser
Carla Rigby
Heather Rojo
James Roorbach II
Nancy Saul
Chris Schlosser
Steven Shebik
Becket Soule
Diane Stone
Judith Swan
Sandra Taylor-Stockus
Lisa Wichterman
Carter Wiese
Collier Wiese
Sharon Wiese
Robert Windsor
The Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants
The Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Illinois

Ways to Donate to the Mayflower Society

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By Check

Make checks payable to:
The Mayflower Society

Mail to:
Attn: Development Office
The Mayflower Society
18 Winslow Street
Plymouth, MA 02360

Gift Securities

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Governor General's 1620 Club: Annual Tour

The 2021 General Board of Assistants meeting was held in September in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Over the weekend members of the Governor General’s 1620 Club were taken on an exciting tour of the New Bedford Whaling Museum.

In September 2019 at the General Board of Assistants meeting in Denver, Colorado, members of the Governor General’s 1620 Club were treated to a sneak peak of the Bradford Statue during a visit to artist’s Dee Clements’ studio, followed by a tour of the foundry where the statue was to be bronzed.

The 2018 General Board of Assistants Meeting was held in Chicago, Illinois in September. Here are some pictures from the Governor General’s 1620 Club Members touring around Chicago after the meeting.

Did you know?

At the 1620 Club Banquet the Society recognizes the scholarly contribution and advancement in Mayflower Pilgrim research with the Pilgrim Academic Research Award.