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Mayflower Passengers poster showing those who survived the first year

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The Mayflower passengers poster shows passengers, named and grouped by family (top half of poster) and those who made it to the First Thanksgiving one year later (bottom half of poster).

It was developed by the Pilgrim Hall Museum and a portion of the proceeds go to the museum in furtherance of their mission.

Size: 24" x 36"

If you're looking for something that is small, our Mayflower Passengers foldout print has all of the information and graphics from the poster, along with information about The Mayflower Compact, the signatories, and more and folds down to 8.5" x 11". Unfolded it is 8.5" x  22". Save $5.00 when you buy both the large poster and the foldout print.

Also available, "Voyage of the Mayflower" collection. An original design created by artist Larry Stuart in a woven blanket, shirts, sweatshirt, cards, sticker, and magnet.

The Mayflower passengers poster shows passengers (top half of poster) grouped by family, and those who made it to the First Thanksgiving one year later (bottom half of poster). It is the most powerful image I've seen of the impact of the hardships they faced that first year—and one of the most effective graphical depictions of historical information I've ever seen.

— Lee Wright  |  Founder  |  The History List  |  History Camp

This copyrighted work is offered through a special arrangement with The Pilgrim Hall Museum, which receives a portion of the proceeds from each foldout and poster sold. If you see this on Amazon, Etsy, Redbubble, or similar sites, the person selling it is ripping off the Museum's copyrighted work. Please let us know and we will contact the platform and request that the item be removed.

More information on the individuals and families pictured

This poster shows the passengers aboard the Mayflower during its trans-Atlantic voyage of September 6 – November 9, 1620, the majority of whom became the settlers of Plymouth Colony in what is now Massachusetts.

"The Mayflower launched with 102 passengers - 74 male and 28 female - and a crew headed by Master Christopher Jones. About half of these emigrants died in the first winter. There were five Mayflower passengers who died at sea in November/December 1620. Those passengers were followed by forty-five passengers who perished in the bitter first winter of 1620/21. The Mayflower colonists suffered greatly during their first winter in the New World from lack of shelter, scurvy, and general conditions on board the ship.Many Americans can trace their ancestry back to one or more of these individuals who, 'Saints' and 'Strangers' together, would become known as the Pilgrims."View the original list of passengers (PDF, 2.6Mb) from the handwritten manuscript of Gov. William Bradford, written up about 1651 (file link is to the State Library of Massachusetts).Check out the video of a list of well-known descendants of the Mayflower Passengers here.

This outstanding graphic was created for Pilgrim Hall Museum, which holds the world’s most significant collection of original Pilgrim possessions.

We’re able to offer this through a special arrangement with the museum. We appreciate the opportunity to bring it to a much larger audience of history lovers.

Source: and Wikipedia

To learn more about the Pilgrims and their arrival 

We interviewed Donna Curtin, the Executive Director of the Pilgrim Hall Museum, on November 24, 2020. You can watch a recording of that interview, which includes questions from the audience.

Donna’s institution is the one behind the striking images on the poster and we worked closely with her on the development of the foldout. Donna has her PhD. in American History from Brown University. Early in her career, she was an interpreter at Plimoth Plantation. The Pilgrim Hall Museum is the country's oldest continually-operating public museum.

We also have an interview with author and historian Linda Coombs (Aquinnah Wampanoag) about the Native American experience. Linda will discuss the Wampanoag’s experience with the pilgrims’ arrival we well as the effects of an epidemic that swept through and devastated the region just before the pilgrims arrived.

Linda is an author and historian from the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), the program director for the Aquinnah Cultural Center, and a Plymouth 400 Inc board member.

This interview was part of an ongoing series of “History Camp” interviews with noted authors and historians Thursday nights at 8 pm (Eastern). They are streamed live at


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          Customer Reviews

          Based on 112 reviews
          Sonja H.
          Mayflower Poster

          One of our ancestors (Hopkins) was on the Mayflower and we were thrilled to see their entire family were able to attend the first Thanksgiving.

          David K.

          About 2 years ago my research showed that I’m a descendant of William & Susanna - Resolved White. The poster is perfect and will be framed to hang in the house. Such a fun way to display the Mayflower story.

          Donna H.
          Very informative

          Both the poster and smaller copy are quality products and very informative

          Shirley D.
          Mayflower Passenger List

          I purchased the Mayflower Passenger List from the History List for a fellow genealogist who has an ancestor on the list. She was thrilled to see the name on the poster, and hopefully, it will instill a love of genealogy in her children and grandchildren. The poster is very well-designed, and when looking at the people who did not survive the first year, it was very impactful.
          Thank you for designing such an interesting piece of history.

          Mayflower h.b.
          Mayflower Poster is very useful in doing Ancestry Trees.

          I love my poster & smaller foldable chart. There was a problem with the USPS delivery, my poster arrived damaged. The customer service was excellent, they sent another poster immediately, & I had time to frame it as a gift. Thanks

          Paul B.
          Mayflower Ancestors?

          This should help me determine if I really did have ancestors on the Mayflower.

          Ann D.
          Perfect size

          This is a very handy little chart and calls my family genealogy into question. fine times

          Jonathan B.

          This is a must have poster for any early American history, lover. It is extremely poignant and striking as a framed display.

          "Voyage of the Mayflower" Blanket woven in the US from The History List store

          "Voyage of the Mayflower" woven blanket — Made in America

          Our original design created by artist, Larry Stuart, illustrating the voyage of the Mayflower.

          Woven in America on a Jacquard loom, it's made of 100% combed, natural cotton.  The image is actually woven into the blanket, it's not printed. 

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