Our Objectives

Objectives of the Organization are:

  • to recognize and promote fellowship among the descendants;
  • to inspire the descendants and the community at large with a more profound respect for the industry and sacrifices of our founding fore-bearers;
  • to encourage historical research in relation to the discovery, exploration and settlement of North America;
  • to acquire and preserve the records of the individual leaders, explorers and settlers, as well as documents, relics, and landmarks;
  • to mark the sites of the founding of North America with memorials;
  • to celebrate the anniversaries of prominent events of the first two hundred years following the discovery of the New World in 1492;
  • to encourage research and writing about the period 1492-1692 through scholarships and awards;
  • to promote genealogical and historical seminars and educational travel to Europe to visit the homelands of our founders.

The order shall be non-partisan, in conformity with regulations regarding 501(c)(3) organizations.