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National Monument to the Forefathers

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Address: Allerton Street, Plymouth, MA 02360
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This was a great piece of history. We did this with the tour from the Jenney Museum. They had so much knowledge on everything we saw. So it was great to do this with tour so we... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Jurupa Valley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was a great piece of history. We did this with the tour from the Jenney Museum. They had so much knowledge on everything we saw. So it was great to do this with tour so we got a better understanding of it.

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Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The monument is impressive by itself, but we found that the story behind the images was better understood with the tour by Leo the Miller from the Jenney Museum. We were surprised that this monument wasn't something that we were familiar with before our visit. It is a must if you care about the historical contribution of our country's forefathers.

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a rather large monument, that few people know about. If you are in Plymouth to see the rock and plantation, take a few minutes and check out this monument.

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This impressive hunk of granite is often missed by the hundreds of thousands of visitors who descend upon Plymouth annually. Just 2 blocks up and 3 blocks over from Plymouth Rock Faith, (the lady atop the Statue) is well worth a visit. With Mayflower II in Mystic CT through 2018, a visit to the Forefathers Monument will be a highlight.... More 

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This statue is amazing, it is tucked away in a small unassuming park in a lazy neighborhood in Plymouth MA. the picture doesn't do it justice, the carving and details are great and it is huge! Much better visit than the very disappointing Plymouth Rock. It doesn't take a lot of time, it is free and worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent historical narrative provided in a tour by Leo Martin of the Jenney Museum - stop there first. Our country WAS founded by men and women whose focus was freedom of religion as well as freedom from tyranny. Don't miss this!! Excellent DVD documentary on this monument - Monumental featuring Kirk Cameron.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Biggest solid granite monument in USA. IT WAS a cold day and no one was around but we really enjoyed the grandeur of this monument. Free of course with plenty of parkings. But most of all, it is historical and great workmanship. Not to be missed and can be a quick stop of 5 mins or 15 minutes if you... More 

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

If you're expecting more than a statue with some open space around it, you're expecting too much. Like most statues it has a few quotes, but nothing remarkable. It might be worth a 15-20 minute walk around.

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Carolina, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

This was my final visiting place in Plymouth before I had to leave today.... I'm at LaGuardia now and ran out of time to include this earlier today. This statue is so tall!! I don't know how tall but I would estimate around feet?????? It's simply beautiful for a piece of art this big.... my friend told me I had... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Yes, this monument is a site on the Plymouth "visiting" map, but I rank it an "afterthought." It is one of the least memorable locations in Plymouth. While a statement of early 20th century interest in the "Founders Story" it really offers little new to interpretation or insight into parts of the story. I am writing a review to help... More 

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