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My ancestors were on the Mayflower 400 years ago, so it was interesting and moving to see this... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2018
Sun City West, Arizona

The Mayflower was a pilgrim ship headed for America in 1620. This is a memorial to remember this... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2017
Ashford, United Kingdom
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This memorial commemorates the departure of "The Mayflower" that set sail in 1620 for America from the port of Southampton.
opposite Mayflower Park, Southampton SO14 2AQ, England
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Reviewed July 19, 2018

My ancestors were on the Mayflower 400 years ago, so it was interesting and moving to see this memorial. Wish they had listed all the passengers instead of just having plaques for the richest people on board. Very nice waterfront area next to the cruise...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 31, 2018

We were as ever wandering around Southampton the day before we were due to leave on a cruise ship and had cause to come across this memorial. It doesn't take up a lot of space but given it's location and the momentous event that comemmorates...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Steve T
Reviewed October 6, 2017

We had visited Southampton a number of times but this was the first that we walked the waterfront area. The memorial is located next to the motorway across from the ferry terminal. This is a memorial to the 1620 pilgrim ships that headed to America....More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Barheat
Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

The Mayflower was a pilgrim ship headed for America in 1620. This is a memorial to remember this event of the pilgrims fathers that sailed to America. The memorial is a fairly good looking monument.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank rayrest
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

It's a tall column, next to the busy road but it is what it symbolises that matters! It was not far from here at the Westgate where the Mayflower and Speedwell left the UK for the Americas. Anyone interested in history or if you are...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank MattW929
Reviewed July 29, 2016

This once fine memorial now stands next to a busy dual carriageway and seems rather forlorn. Surely some rich American with links to the Mayflower could donate some dollars to renovate it? Perhaps a couple of new interpretation boards and a general clean up of...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Reviewed August 1, 2015

Situated in Southamptons Mayflower Park The Pilgrim Fathers Memorial is a simple but elegant stone colum toped with a coupola topped by a representatation of the Mayflower. Set in the grey stone of the colum are several plaques in commeratin some of the individuals who...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed June 3, 2015

I wouldn't have made a special visit to see this memorial but I respect it in many ways. It had a warm feeling towards it and the people from the past.

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank Lewis K
Reviewed March 10, 2015

This memorial is important to the people of Southampton and to the ancestors of those who sailed on the Mayflower. Originally the Pilgrim Fathers were to sail from the area now known as Mayflower Park, but they had to call in to Plymouth for repairs,...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank Jane C
Reviewed July 30, 2014

Yes, there is a Mayflower Park and across the street, a memorial, but that is kind of pushed to the side and can go unnoticed. Worth a trip. Some nice trees and benches there to take a break in the shade. The park though could...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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