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National Monument to the Forefathers

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Address: Allerton Street, Plymouth, MA 02360
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Impressive when you locate it!

I had never heard of this monument before. It is a beautiful monument and should be given more attention. I recommend a visit if you are in the area.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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calera, al
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calera, al
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48 reviews 48 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

I had never heard of this monument before. It is a beautiful monument and should be given more attention. I recommend a visit if you are in the area.

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Portage, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

It took a little while to find but, when we got there, my sister and I couldn't believe that this is so obscure. It's HUGE and, in my opinion, should be lauded, taught, made a bigger part of our national conscience. Very interesting. I'll be back in the fall and I intend to take a guided tour since it was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

A little out of the way and up the hill is the Forefathers monument. Not a huge park, but very interesting nonetheless . This monument is solid granite and reminds of the values this country was built on. Worth a look

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

A trip worth making.... Off the beaten path, but enormous! Quiet. Gives you a sense of the surrounding neighborhood. Doesn't take long...very pretty and interesting.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

It was huge and somewhat interesting. I would advise it as a brief stop. It is close to the BEST WESTERN Plus Cold Spring hotel.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

It's a must visit in Plymouth. It took us a while to locate the place but so glad that we did visit it.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I was on a day tour with a bunch of teachers (convention in Boston) and this was our last stop. So glad we did. Our bus driver told us that this was done before the Statue of Liberty so one could say it was the model for her... The carvings are gorgeous and it was moving to be here. Our... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This is a hidden jewel in Plymouth! If your visiting Plymouth you don't want to miss this one. Unfortunately, there are even locals who don't know of this special place.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is the best kept secret in Plymouth! Slightly smaller version of the Statue of Liberty! Tucked away on a side street-worth seeking out!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The monument is very detailed and thought provoking. The statues show details of who the pilgrims were and why they made the trek to the new world. I would advise that you find some documentation about the statues as this will give you a better idea of the details of each statue. The monument could use a little TLC, but... More 

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