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National Monument to the Forefathers

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Interesting monument

The monument is all there is at this location. It is detailed and has a lot of detail. I read... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Matt R
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Fascinating

Was signposted to this monument by the Plymouth tourist office which highlighted the connection to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jambungo
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Thought to be the largest solid granite monument in the United States, this 81-foot-tall granite statue was built to honor the passengers of the Mayflower. Boston sculptor Hammatt Billings designed the monument which features allegorical figures...more
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Allerton Street, Plymouth, MA 02360
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The monument is all there is at this location. It is detailed and has a lot of detail. I read everything and usually reflect while studying and I was not here longer than 20 minutes. It’s pretty cool to see...additionally you can see the top...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was signposted to this monument by the Plymouth tourist office which highlighted the connection to this statue and the Statue of Liberty. We were also struck by the star on the monument which is also a fixture on so many homes across New England. A...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a beautiful monument. I’m glad we went off the beaten path to check it out. A beautiful memorial with interesting art and symbolism.

Thank hallidaysa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a huge impressive monument worth visiting. There is no entrance fee and there is parking. Walk around it and read the inscriptions.

Thank sndovale
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a rainy day so we only got to drive around this massive Monument. It is just a short ways from Plymouth Rock.

Thank DjDan48
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were taken by our guide to view this monument and it was a real surprise to see in this quiet environment. Really worth a visit if you are in the Plymouth area.

Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting monument busted in the tour, I should have done more background research but it does include the names of the original pilgrims

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The back story on this monument is worth knowing. It is nice to see women statues in the majority on this site.

Thank Kathleen A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful monument with great sculpture and with the different sides and the smaller carvings and appropriate wording this is a fitting tribute to the forefathers

Thank AnthonyJ122
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an amazingly,huge monument.Easy to get to.Just an easy walk up a slight incline.It helped us to understand the intention behind this monument by having a tour with Leo Martin from the Jenney Museum.

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Jimmy C
27 November 2016|
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Response from George A | Reviewed this property |
From center of Plymouth go north on 3a or main st to Allenton St. which will be on your left go up the hill and you will see it.
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Jimmy C
27 November 2016|
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Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
looks like you now have the address
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Audrey49Bundaberg
21 September 2016|
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Response from Judy S | Reviewed this property |
Just come to Plymouth, visit the visitors center. You can see the monument just by walking to it. Easy distance. Or, there are trolley tours that will take you to the highlights of Plymouth. Very inexpensive!
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jose r
6 July 2015|
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Response from Amanda M | Reviewed this property |
No fees at all. If you want to take part in the walking tours launching from downtown (i.e. the Jenney Museum) there would be fees. But none to drive up there and walk around.
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jose r
6 July 2015|
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Response from W B F | Reviewed this property |
We went late afternoon. So, I would stay late into the afternoon it is open.
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