Links: Pilgrims and Leiden
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The most informative and reliable general website about the Pilgrims, is that of Pilgrim Hall Museum in Plymouth, Massachusetts. This has a useful list of additional links.
Sail1620, The Pennsylvania Mayflower Society's site publishes articles and reviews, including several of mine.
Caleb Johnson has published many documents with helpful commentary, focussing on the passengers on the "Mayflower" at his MayflowerHistory.com
Archaeologist Jim Deetz inspired the Pilgrim Colony Archive Project which publishes some articles about the colony and many original sources.
Leiden documents related to the Pilgrims are published online at Pilgrim Archives
For New England genealogical research, the site of New England Historic Genealogical Society is the best.
Genealogical and other sites related to the Pilgrims are listed within Cyndi's List:.
Information about The Mayflower Society, and the web addresses of its constituent state and regional societies, can be found on its site. Several of the state societies have interesting websites.
A series of exciting new paintings of the "Mayflower" voyage is in Marine Art from Mike Haywood
My illustrated tour of Pilgrim sites in the Scrooby-Gainsborough area is part of the site of The Pilgrim Fathers UK Origins Association.
Leiden tourism information is found at the VVV Leiden site.
My illustrated tour of Leiden's historic churches is online at The Churches of Leiden.
The seven tax-supported museums of Leiden have formed the Museumgroup Leiden.
In addition, an interesting independent museum is Museum Het Leids Wevershuis (Leiden Weaver's House Museum).
The Academisch Historisch Museum (Academic Historical Museum) of Leiden University is also not included in the group of seven
Leiden's windmill De Valk (The Falcon), built in 1743, grinds grain throughout the summer.
Kasteel Oud Poelgeest is a hotel in a castle in Oegstgeest, a village next to Leiden.