The Guild of Colonial Artisans
and Tradesmen 1607-1783 is a hereditary society
established to honor the memory and skills of our Colonial
who were accomplished in the field of art or trades which
strengthened the building of our Nation.
Purpose and Objectives
To recognize and honor our Colonial Ancestors who, through
their efforts as skilled craftsmen, tradesmen, and talented
artisans, were involved in the formation of the American Colonies
from the founding of Jamestowne, 13 May 1607, to the Treaty
of Paris, 03 September 1783.
To acknowledge the importance of the various Royal Guilds
as well as the respect afforded them as they were established
in our ancestors' homelands, where the knowledge and skill
of a given trade was perfected, fostered, and carried to the
To inform and educate the public and awaken in the descendants
of Guild ancestors the historical facts and proper definitions
of a given ancestral art or skill.
To recognize and support programs and traditions that focus
on the education and/or revitalization of historical skills,
crafts, and artistic efforts.
To be involved with other lineage societies or related organizations
in the promotion of patriotic, educational, genealogical, literary,
historical, and social activities across our Nation.