News & Events

Events Calendar

The Society of Mayflower Descendants in Michigan (SMDM) meets twice a year, in May and November.

May 18, 2024:

  • SMDM Spring Luncheon
    MSU Kellogg Conference Center, 219 S. Harrison Rd., E. Lansing, MI 48824
    11:30am Punch, and 12 Noon meeting.Our Spring Luncheon's guest speaker is Chief Genealogist, David Allen Lambert of NEHGS. His presentation will be "Verifying Descent from Salem's Accused Witches".

    Please join us! Download reservation form for Spring Meeting 2024.

June 6-8, 2024:

  • General Board of Assistants (GBOA) Meeting
    Ashville, North Carolina

July 13-18, 2024:

  • Path of the Pilgrims Tour
    Join the Mayflower Society on a six-day pilgrimage discovering the most significant locations explored by our forefathers in New England.
    See GSMD flyer Here. For the itinerary please visit

September 12-24, 2024:

  • GSMD Mayflower Heritage Tour
    The Mayflower Heritage, takes a captivating journey through the Netherlands and England, tracing the path of the Pilgrims before they set sail for America.
    See GSMD flyer Here. For the itinerary please visit

November 9, 2024:

  • SMDM Compact Day Luncheon
    Bavarian Inn, Frankenmuth - 11:30am Punch and 12 Noon meeting.

Mayflower Newsletter

As a benefit of membership, members receive a printed copy of the Michigan Society's newsletter three times a year. A meeting reservation form is enclosed with each newsletter.

If an email version of the newsletter is preferred, rather than the print version, please notify Membership Assistant, Lydia Vierson.