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National Monument to the Forefathers

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Address: Allerton Street, Plymouth, MA 02360
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Impressive monument and inscription. (Good educational stop)

Biggest solid granite monument in USA. IT WAS a cold day and no one was around but we really enjoyed the grandeur of this monument. Free of course with plenty of parkings... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Biggest solid granite monument in USA. IT WAS a cold day and no one was around but we really enjoyed the grandeur of this monument. Free of course with plenty of parkings. But most of all, it is historical and great workmanship. Not to be missed and can be a quick stop of 5 mins or 15 minutes if you... More 

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're expecting more than a statue with some open space around it, you're expecting too much. Like most statues it has a few quotes, but nothing remarkable. It might be worth a 15-20 minute walk around.

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Carolina, Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

This was my final visiting place in Plymouth before I had to leave today.... I'm at LaGuardia now and ran out of time to include this earlier today. This statue is so tall!! I don't know how tall but I would estimate around feet?????? It's simply beautiful for a piece of art this big.... my friend told me I had... More 

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Edina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Yes, this monument is a site on the Plymouth "visiting" map, but I rank it an "afterthought." It is one of the least memorable locations in Plymouth. While a statement of early 20th century interest in the "Founders Story" it really offers little new to interpretation or insight into parts of the story. I am writing a review to help... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We were staying in Plymouth and this was part of our home made walking tour. A sunny Sunday morning....and no-one at all at the monument. An eye catching monument - which emphasises the principles on which the USA is based. Memorable - not to be missed if you are in this area.

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Fresh Meadows, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

you need to see this monumewnt what a great tribute.....up on a hill.....plenty of parking and you can get out and walk around it

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Had we been doing a driving holiday and saw this attraction on a road map we likely would not have bothered to stop here. But my gosh, it is simply amazing! One of the most impressive monuments we've seen! It is gigantic even at 81 feet tall. One wonders how it was all built...from the central lady ‘Faith’ to all... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

This beautiful and awe inspiring monument captures the character qualities and principles that the pilgrims had. It is very large and impressive. Visiting in the fall or winter gives you a bonus view of the harbor through the defoliated trees. The only thing really missing is some interpretive signs and plackards to give the history and meaning of the monument.... More 

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Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

This is breathtaking! I'm so glad I took the time to visit it. It stands so tall and stands for all that the United States should represent. It is splendid and should not be missed.

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Dixon, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Wanted to see this monument - so glad it was open the day we visited. There was a very nice ranger there to answer questions - he informed us upon arrival that the climb was 125 steps.

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