The Alden House Historic Site, and the property upon which it rests, are part of the original land grant given to John and Priscilla Alden in 1627. Designated a National Historic Landmark in 2008, the house is an important piece of American history that provides visitors with an intimate look at one of America’s founding families.
Alden Building Campaign
The Center for Living History will share the story of America’s beginnings through the lens of the Alden family with exciting exhibits and education programs in a state-of-art facility.
Explore the Alden First Site, the Duxbury, Massachusetts, home of Mayflower passengers John and Priscilla (Mullins) Alden and their ten children. This is where the couple built their main home, raised their family, and helped found the town of Duxbury.
Alden House Opens for the Season
Guided tours are offered June 1 through October 14, Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 4 pm and at other times by private appointment. The grounds are open year around. Admission $8 adults; $5 kids & students. Free to members.
Liberty Pole Day
Saturday, June 10, Noon to 4 pm. Step back in time to experience the life of a soldier in the American Revolution at a military encampment and living history day.
Alden Kindred Reunion
Mark your calendars for Friday, Saturday & Sunday, August 4-6. The Delano Kindred will be joining AKA for this year's annual gathering. Details and reservation information will be coming soon.
Brick Sidewalk Sale
Create a lasting legacy for your family with a personalized commemorative brick in the Alden Path of Pilgrims. Click here for details. Proceeds of brick sales help support the preservation of Alden House.
The Alden Kindred of America has been forging connections with Mayflower passengers John Alden and Priscilla Mullins for over 100 years. During that time we have helped thousands of families engage with their heritage through the exploration of the Alden genealogy.