Mayflower II Resources

For additional reading on Mayflower II and Mayflower history, the Museum suggests the following books. Many are available in our Museum Shops, our online shop, or may be found at your local public library. Your Museum membership entitles you to reading privileges at Plimoth Plantation's William Bradford Research Library and these volumes are in the Museum's collection.

Baker, William A. The Mayflower and Other Colonial Vessels. London: Conway Maritime Press, 1983.

Charlton, Warwick. The Second Mayflower Adventure. Plymouth, Massachusetts: Plimoth Plantation, 2007.

Cline, Duane A. Navigation in the Age of Discovery: An Introduction. Rogers, Arkansas: Montfleury, Inc., 1990. 

Plimoth Plantation. Mayflower 1620: A New Look at a Pilgrim Voyage. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 2003.

Villiers, Alan. The New Mayflower, by her Captain Alan Villiers. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1958.

Desperate Crossing - DVD

Filmed at Plimoth Plantation, in England and Holland, this DVD brings the untold story of the Mayflower to life.

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Second Mayflower Adventure

Long out of print, Warwick Charlton's The Second Mayflower Adventure has been reissued with a new foreword, and illustrations culled from both the US and UK editions of his book.

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by Nathaniel Philbrick

A Story of Courage, Community and War tackles the story of the Pilgrims from their arrival in 1620 through King Philip's War.

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