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Located in Pilgrim Memorial State Park on the shore of Plymouth Harbor, this simple glacial erratic boulder has become a world-famous symbol representing something different to each person who looks at it. Although no historical evidence exists to...more
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Plymouth Rock is now protected which is a good thing. The rock has decreased in size over the years due to natural causes and human abuse. Across the street are some statues and plagues telling the story of the first settlers. There is also a...More
All religions and cultures rely on myth to tell their stories. You will be disappointed when you see the rock if you are expecting some grandiose landing for the Pilgrims. This is not where they disembarked from the Mayflower but rather a piece of a...More
Plymouth Rock is not as impressive or romantic as what anyone imagines. But it is history and for this reason a must to visit.
Over the years the rock has diminished in size for various reasons - which you can read online. I don't like...More
Think of this as a modest shrine to dedicated and modest folk. It's a rock in a protective enclosure. The viewer stands about eight or so feet above it looking down to the rock at water level (see foundtrips pics). It represents about 70 years...More
I'm not even sure it was any sort of real rock as it related to the pilgrims and the Rock itself isn't very Eventful other htan to say you saw it. The Grist Mill and Mayflower are likely much more enjoyable, but at least it's...More
I have to admit some disappointment in visiting Plymouth Rock. First off, it sits on the commercial waterfront of Plymouth making it difficult to catch the right mood. Second: the existing boulder is a remnant of the original rock, which may or may not have...More