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National Monument to the Forefathers

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Address: Allerton Street, Plymouth, MA 02360
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Nice Stop along the Walkable Town

The reason for visiting Plymouth is to absorb the pilgrims history. This is a nice walk able town with many sights to stop at along the way. You must stop here.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The reason for visiting Plymouth is to absorb the pilgrims history. This is a nice walk able town with many sights to stop at along the way. You must stop here.

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Oregon City, Oregon, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

We would have stayed at this ALL day if we could have!! It was the BEST part of our trip to MA, and would highly recommend it to any and every one going to the East Coast. It was educational, but the tour and the monument was done in a way that sent shivers down your spine! If you're going... More 

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Many visitors to Plymouth miss this. It is nearer the North Plymouth section of town. Most visitors end up by Plymouth Rock and the waterfront. It has a large physical presence ,on a hill over looking Plymouth. Interesting visit and requires a short amount of visit time.

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Louisville, KY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

This is one huge & impressive monument. Amazing amount of detail with a number of scenes. Nothing else here but worth the stop as it is free and plenty of parking. Allow 15-30 minutes

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Littleton, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Do yourself a favor and, if you have a smart phone, bring up Kirk Cameron's 'Monumental' documentary as you look at this magnificent monument. Fast forward to the explanation of each part of the statue, which, by the way, is the 4th tallest statue in the US and the is believed to be the largest solid granite statue in the... More 

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Valrico, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

this is an enormous monument. We drove right up, no admission. Lots of information but doesn't take that long. We were there, maybe 10 minutes.

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Pensacola Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Worth the trip if visiting Plymouth. There are many interesting facts regarding the monument........recommend reading up on it before you go.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

The monument to the original settlers of Plymouth, and the principles upon which they founded their colony, is well done. It is the largest monument made of one piece of granite. Unfortunately the height of the monument was reduced from 150 ft to ~80 ft, a height which makes it lost in the surrounding trees. The monument is visible from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

We first viewed Plymouth Rock, a prominently displayed national icon that everyone's heard of, but yet was relatively unimpressive to look at. Then to view this impressive towering monument, that no one on our bus had ever heard of, located in an unknown residential area, made for quite a different perspective. I was most impressed with the large but intricately... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Very striking and beautifully carved. Not sure what steep hill the negative reviewer went up but it is on relatively flat land.

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