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National Monument to the Forefathers

Address: Allerton Street, Plymouth, MA 02360
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Ranked #4 of 30 Attractions in Plymouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Monuments/ Statues, Sights & Landmarks

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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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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4 attraction reviews
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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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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Plymouth
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 attraction reviews
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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Mass
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39 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Off the beaten track yet still a good walk from downtown Plymouth waterfront. You do not want to miss the architectural and historical beauty - you will be awestruck at the size and story it tell..Bring a picnic lunch as there is plenty of space to settle down around the monument and enjoy the sun while admiring the extraordinary beauty... More 

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Clawson, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The monument is impressive, being some 81 feet tall. Being a Tilley it was nice to see their name son one of the panels.

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Boston, Ma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The size of the monument catches you by surprise. If you haven't read much about it before you drive/walk up - be prepared to be amazed. The Monument is away from downtown and doesn't get the foot traffic the Mayflower does. Be sure to find the Monument and spend some quiet time there. You'll be glad you did.

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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Unless you're told about this monument, you probably wone't find it. It's on a hill top in a residential area, with just a few signs directing you to it. It's a solid piece of granite, nearly ninety feet high, executed in the mid-nineteenth century. Spend twenty minutes reading all of the inscriptions on the pedestal, you'll be moved!

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