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National Monument to the Forefathers

Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Breathtaking

This monument is absolutely breathtaking! Certainly a must see if you are in the area. The moment... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DayTrip664085
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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 1 November 2018
MattRoelandts
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Goodlettsville, Tennessee
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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 1 week ago via mobile

This monument is absolutely breathtaking! Certainly a must see if you are in the area. The moment you pull up you can’t help me say “wow”.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018 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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MattRoelandts
Reviewed 27 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DjDan48
Reviewed 25 October 2018

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 24 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kathleen A
Reviewed 23 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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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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