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National Monument to the Forefathers

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Address: Allerton Street, Plymouth, MA 02360
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Stunning Monument to our Forefathers

Worlds largest solid granite monument right here in Plymouth. Make sure and Google it before you go so you understand what each statue symbolize. Very inspirational.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Teri R
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Plymouth, Massachusetts

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Worlds largest solid granite monument right here in Plymouth. Make sure and Google it before you go so you understand what each statue symbolize. Very inspirational.

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Thank Teri R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We found this and we were the only car in the lot.....this is an impressive site and can't believe that it isn't packed. My complaint is the grass should be kept green not everything brown....this should be a must see and take time to read the panels.

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Denton, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you must see this monument alone, take a guidebook (Jenney Museum) with you to explain the symbols and learn the history of this monument. If you have the time, sign up for a tour with Leo. You will love it!

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Thank KaykayHS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Be sure to leave enough time (at least an hour) to visit this wonderful site. Lovely, well-maintained grounds surround the gorgeous monument, which you should spend plenty of time studying. Read and appreciate the inscriptions and pay attention to the iconography in order to get the most out of your visit to this moving, inspiring site.

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Royersford, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This monument is amazing! It is huge, gorgeous, and a glorious history lesson wrapped into one colossal statue. Unless you really understand the minds of the Pilgrims and our Founding Fathers, I would really recommend hiring a tour guide, just to explain what each piece means. There is so much detail wrapped into this monument. You don't want to miss... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This huge granite monument is definitely worth a visit, and it is all free. You may be able to get there walking from the Plymouth waterfront; but I drove there after visiting the Plymouth rock. You need to spend time walking around all sides of the monument and read the inscriptions on the granite.

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Thank WheelingTraveler
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting huge monument. The information scan bar was damaged :( but we enjoyed monument anyway. Take note : it is out in the middle of a field with no shade.

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Milford, Nj
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Surely worth a visit but important that you take the time to go around and look carefully at the iconography. This can be informative, not worth the visit simply to take a picture from afar.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This monument was just a few blocks from our hotel, so we stopped on the way to the Mayflower II. It's in a residential neighborhood, but there are plenty of signs and parking. The monument is huge! The carvings on it are amazing for the time period, so you will need to walk around all four sides. Kids can run... More 

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Oxford, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Every American that is proud of their country would want to visit this special monument that was dedicated the our Forefathers and their values!

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