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National Monument to the Forefathers

Allerton Street, Plymouth, MA 02360
+1 508-747-4544
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Nice monument - just a minute from downtown

Quick visit with great parking and nice scenery. The visit probably takes around 15-20 minutes... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
WheatyTweety
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Hackettstown, New Jersey
Beautiful site!

There is a parking lot and circular drive around the monument. We enjoyed watching a youtube video... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Connie F
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Allerton Street, Plymouth, MA 02360
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quick visit with great parking and nice scenery. The visit probably takes around 15-20 minutes. Worth a stop.

Thank WheatyTweety
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a parking lot and circular drive around the monument. We enjoyed watching a youtube video about the monument before going and loved being up there in the evening with the sunset.

Thank Connie F
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We happened to find this monument because it was listed as number one in the Plymouth things to do. We're glad we took time to find and visit it. The monument is HUGE, beautiful, and inspiring. At 81 feet tall, it is supposedly the world's...More

1  Thank Kenneth R
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Wow this is a heck of a monument! I could not get over the size of this statue. It is very beautiful and I personally am happy to see our forefathers get the acknowledgment they deserve.

1  Thank kristen d
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Nice park / statue. Take the time to read the various inscriptions and note the smaller reliefs built into the sides of the 'sitting' statues that are part of the bigger one.

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

This monument was huge and so beautiful to see.. especially around sunset time! The detail and meaning behind each section of the statue was inspiring!

Thank Christi Michell B
Reviewed 2 November 2017

This whopping 25-metre tall monument was built in 1889 to honour the four ideals set out by the Mayflower Pilgrims - morality, law, education and liberty. Each side has a statue incorporating each ideal. It is an imposing monument worthy of those pilgrim forefathers.

Thank Swedishtomcat
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Unexpected, pretty deep piece. Definitely stop and take a look when your in Plymouth, it is well worth it.

Thank milligramsmile
Reviewed 26 October 2017

This monument is really surprising in its size and intensity. We were blown away by the history it describes and highly recommend a visit to it.

Thank Don A
Reviewed 25 October 2017

The National Monument to the Forefathers sits atop a hill above Plymouth. What's most important, especially to American history buffs, is the story behind the monument and hardships our forefathers had to bear during the early days of America. Well worth the time to visit.

Thank Fred M
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Jimmy C
28 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
28 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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